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Definition of pancreas noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

pancreas

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈpæŋkriəs//
 
 
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an organ near the stomach that produces insulin and a liquid that helps the body to digest food
NAmE//ˌpæŋkriˈæt̮ɪk//
 
adjective [only before noun] pancreatic juices
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