Definition of pancreatic juice in English:

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pancreatic juice

Pronunciation: /ˌpaNGkrēˈatik/

noun

The clear alkaline digestive fluid secreted by the pancreas.
Example sentences
  • In the duodenum, alkaline bile and pancreatic juice help neutralize the stomach contents.
  • The presence of lipids in the intestine stimulates the secretion of bile and pancreatic juice.
  • He had no idea of the fluid's function - and we now know that pancreatic juice is unambiguously alkaline, because the cells lining the duct system secrete bicarbonate ions.

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Syllabification: pan·cre·at·ic juice

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