Definition of Pancreatic juice

1. Noun. A fluid secreted into the duodenum by the pancreas; important for breaking down starches and proteins and fats.

Generic synonyms: Digestive Fluid, Digestive Juice



Definition of Pancreatic juice

1. Noun. a juice produced by the pancreas ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Pancreatic juice

1. The liquid secretion of the pancreas, which is discharged into the duodenum. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pancreatic Juice

pancreatic dornase
pancreatic duct
pancreatic encephalopathy
pancreatic enzyme
pancreatic extracts
pancreatic fibrosis
pancreatic fistula
pancreatic hormones
pancreatic hyperglycaemic hormone
pancreatic infantilism
pancreatic insufficiency
pancreatic islands
pancreatic isleT-cell tumours
pancreatic islets
pancreatic juice (current term)
pancreatic juices
pancreatic lymph nodes
pancreatic neoplasms
pancreatic notch
pancreatic plexus
pancreatic polypeptide
pancreatic pseudocyst
pancreatic pseudocysts
pancreatic sphincter
pancreatic steatorrhoea
pancreatic vein
pancreatic veins
pancreatico-
pancreaticoduodenal

Literary usage of Pancreatic juice

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1892)
"The fat in the duodenum is not subjected to the action of unadulterated pancreatic juice, but to pancreatic juice mixed with bile. The bile and pancreatic ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The Composition and Functions of pancreatic juice.—pancreatic juice may be obtained from animals by introducing a canula into the pancreatic duct and by an ..."

3. A Textbook of Physiology by Michael Foster (1889)
"Healthy pancreatic juice is a clear, somewhat viscid fluid, frothing when shaken. ... The average amount of solids in the pancreatic juice (of the dog) ..."

4. The Journal of Physiology by Physiological Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"ACTION OF pancreatic juice ON MILK. BY \VD HALLIBURTON, MD, FRS, AND T. GREGOR BRODIE, MD (From the Physiological Laboratory, King's College, London. ..."

5. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1899)
"Healthy pancreatic juice is a clear, somewhat viscid fluid, frothing when shaken. ... The average amount of solids in the pancreatic juice (of the dog) ..."

6. Handbook of Physiology by William Dobinson Halliburton (1913)
"Composition and Action of pancreatic juice. The pancreatic juice may bo obtained by ... Quantitative analysis of human pancreatic juice gives the following ..."

7. A Manual of Physiology: With Practical Exercises by George Neil Stewart (1918)
"pancreatic juice-—pancreatic juice, bile, and intestinal juice are all mingled together in the small intestine, and act upon the food, not in succession, ..."

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