pancreatic juice

noun

Definition of pancreatic juice

: a clear alkaline secretion of pancreatic enzymes (such as trypsin and lipase) that flows into the duodenum and acts on food already acted on by the gastric juice and saliva

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circa 1666

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pancreatic juice

noun

medical Definition of pancreatic juice

: a clear alkaline secretion of pancreatic enzymes (as trypsin and lipase) that flows into the duodenum and acts on food already acted on by the gastric juice and saliva

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