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pancreatic duct in Medicine

accessory pancreatic duct

  1. The excretory duct of the head of the pancreas, one branch of which joins the pancreatic duct, the other opening into the duodenum.Santorini's duct
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pancreatic duct in Science

pancreatic duct

  1. The excretory duct of the pancreas, extending through the gland from tail to head, where it empties into the duodenum.
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