pancreatic

adjective
pan·​cre·​at·​ic | \ ˌpaŋ-krē-ˈat-ik, ˌpan- How to pronounce pancreatic (audio) \

Medical Definition of pancreatic

: of, relating to, or produced in the pancreas pancreatic amylase

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“Pancreatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pancreatic. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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