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The word “hormone” entered the medical lexicon in 1905 to describe secretions of the pancreas and was soon used for other chemical messengers produced by any of the body’s glands.

In this autoimmune disease, the immune system attacks insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, leaving the body unable to make the insulin needed to control blood sugar levels.

We wouldn’t think twice about trying to treat that condition if it were treating your pancreas as with diabetes, or your joints as with arthritis.

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She did take some programming courses in college, but most of the skills she deployed in making her artificial pancreas were self-taught.

It may strike you as strange that the artificial pancreas didn’t already exist.

The shot damaged his liver, lungs, pancreas and spleen and has left him paralyzed from the waist down.

The internal injuries cost him his spleen and part of his pancreas, but he could skate without those.

Eventually Jobs did have surgery, but by then it was too late—the cancer had spread beyond his pancreas.

Steve Jobs was right to be optimistic when, in 2004, he announced that he had cancer in his pancreas.

The surgery removes the right side of the pancreas, the gallbladder, and parts of the stomach, bile duct, and small intestine.

In the pancreas after putrefaction, and in the fces of typhus patients, no skatol was found.

The pancreas, which is the stomach sweetbread, is used less often than the others.

The thymus and thyroid glands and the pancreas are included under the term sweetbreads.

The pancreas does not appear in this drawing, being concealed behind the stomach.

Pan′creatin, the pancreatic juice; Pancreatīt′is, inflammation of the pancreas.

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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pancreas, such as: brains, chitlins, chitterlings, giblets, gizzard, and heart.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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