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pancreas

noun [C] uk   /ˈpæŋ.kri.əs/ us  
an organ in the body that produces insulin (= a chemical substance that controls the amount of sugar in the blood) and substances that help to digest food so that it can be used by the body
Translations of “pancreas”
in Spanish páncreas…
in Korean 췌장…
in Arabic البِنكِرياس…
in Portuguese pâncreas…
in French pancréas…
in German die Bauchspeicheldrüse…
in Catalan pàncrees…
in Japanese すい臓…
in Italian pancreas…
in Chinese (Traditional) 胰妥妁凸, 胰…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胰腺…
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