: a duct leading from the pancreas and opening into the duodenum
Examples of pancreatic duct in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe pancreas also has tubes–the main one being the pancreatic duct.
Katie Hafner, Scientific American, 4 Nov. 2021
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: a duct connecting the pancreas with the intestine:
a: the chief duct of the pancreas that runs from left to right through the body of the gland, passes out its neck, and empties into the duodenum either through an opening shared with the common bile duct or through one close to it