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pancreasnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpæŋ.kri.əs/
an ​organ in the ​body that ​produces insulin (= a ​chemicalsubstance that ​controls the ​amount of ​sugar in the ​blood) and ​substances that ​help to ​digestfood so that it can be used by the ​body
(Definition of pancreas from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pancreasnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpæn·kri·əs, ˈpæŋ-/
biology an ​organ in the ​body that ​produces insulin (= a ​chemicalsubstance that ​controls the ​amount of ​sugar in the ​blood) and ​substances that ​help to ​digestfood
(Definition of pancreas from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pancreas”
in Korean 췌장…
in Arabic البِنكِرياس…
in Malaysian pankreas…
in French pancréas…
in Chinese (Traditional) 胰妥妁凸, 胰…
in Italian pancreas…
in Spanish páncreas…
in Vietnamese tuyến tuỵ…
in Portuguese pâncreas…
in Thai ตับอ่อน…
in German die Bauchspeicheldrüse…
in Catalan pàncrees…
in Japanese すい臓…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胰腺…
in Indonesian pankreas…
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