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