Meaning of “pancreas” in the English Dictionary


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pancreasnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpæn·kri·əs, ˈpæŋ-/

biology 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

(Definition of “pancreas” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)