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

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pancreatic duct
[ păng′krē-ătĭk ]

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