Definition of Pancreatic

1. Adjective. Of or involving the pancreas. "Pancreatic cancer"

Partainyms: Pancreas
Derivative terms: Pancreas



Definition of Pancreatic

1. a. Of or pertaining to the pancreas; as, the pancreatic secretion, digestion, ferments.

Definition of Pancreatic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the pancreas ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pancreatic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Pancreatic

1. Of or pertaining to the pancreas; as, the pancreatic secretion, digestion, ferments. Pancreatic juice, a colourless alkaline fluid secreted intermittently by the pancreatic gland. It is one of the most important of the digestive fluids, containing at least three distinct ferments, trypsin, steapsin and an amylolytic ferment, by which it acts upon all three classes of food stuffs. See Pancreas. Origin: Cf. F. Pancreatique. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pancreatic

pancratists
pancratium
pancratiums
pancreas
pancreas accessorium
pancreas divisum
pancreas minus
pancreas transplantation
pancreases
pancreat-
pancreata
pancreatalgia
pancreatectomies
pancreatectomy
pancreatemphraxis
pancreatic (current term)
pancreatic RNase
pancreatic abscess
pancreatic acinar cell
pancreatic adenocarcinoma
pancreatic artery
pancreatic branches
pancreatic calcifications
pancreatic calculus
pancreatic cancer
pancreatic cancers
pancreatic cholera
pancreatic colic
pancreatic cystic neoplasms

Literary usage of Pancreatic

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.) (1907)
"THE recognition of pancreatic disease from the clinical symptoms is, ... pancreatic calculi have been noted for many years—according to Oser —since the ..."

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. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"ffect of Big and Little Gastrins on pancreatic and Gastric Secretion (40322) LGE E. VALENZUELA, ROLAND BUGAT, AND MORTON I. GROSSMAN VA Wadsworth Hospital ..."

4. Practical physiological chemistry by Philip Bovier Hawk (1918)
"pancreatic juice collected by Glaessner from a natural fistula has been found to be a colorless, clear, strongly alkaline fluid which foams readily. ..."

5. 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) ..."

6. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler, Thomas McCrae (1916)
"I. DISEASES OF THE PANCREAS I. pancreatic INSUFFICIENCY Failure of the internal secretion is followed by disturbance in the carbohydrate metabolism, ..."

7. 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) ..."

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