Translation of pancreas in Spanish:

pancreas

páncreas, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈpæŋkriəs//ˈpaŋkrɪəs/

noun

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    páncreas masculine
    • Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas that lets the body turn blood sugar into energy or store it as fat.
    • Occasionally, an inflamed pancreas or duodenum can cause pain in this area as well.
    • Crucial to this is the hormone insulin, which is secreted into the blood by the pancreas - a gland found behind the stomach.
    • In most cases, these changes were found in the ventral pancreas but not in the dorsal pancreas.
    • The injury may be obvious in patients with a major fracture of the body or neck of the pancreas or associated duodenal injury.
    • The shortage of human donor pancreases for islet cell transplantation has led to a search for alternative sources of islet cells.
    • The duodenum receives bile from the liver and digestive enzymes from the pancreas.
    • The main structures to consider in the umbilical area are the aorta and the pancreas.
    • The key, he believes, is insulin, a hormone secreted by the pancreas gland.
    • He began by showing that the pancreas, secreting its juice into the duodenum, was capable of digesting foodstuffs.
    • The duct from the pancreas enters the duodenum at the same point as the bile duct.
    • Insulin is the hormone secreted by your pancreas that regulates your level of blood sugar.
    • Insulin is a hormone that is secreted by the pancreas in response to high glucose levels in the blood.
    • One function of the pancreas is to produce enzymes that aid in the digestion of food.
    • Insulin is the hormone, secreted in the pancreas, that carries energy-giving glucose to our muscles.
    • This is because they are controlled by insulin, and your pancreas produces insulin.
    • Other parts of the body such as the pancreas and thyroid may also be inflamed, which can be painful.
    • Most people get cancer in the part of the pancreas that produces digestive juices.
    • This causes the blood sugar level to rise, making the pancreas produce even more insulin.
    • The pancreas secretes the hormone insulin which is the key to allowing glucose to enter the cells.