accessory pancreatic duct

noun

Medical Definition of accessory pancreatic duct

: a duct of the pancreas that branches from the chief pancreatic duct and opens into the duodenum above it

called also duct of Santorini

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“Accessory pancreatic duct.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/accessory%20pancreatic%20duct. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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