Exocrine Pancreas (Structure)

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date


MeSH Terms

Pancreas, Exocrine

Subject: LCSH



Biology | Ecology and Evolutionary Biology


Book description: This comprehensive three-volume encyclopedia is a comprehensive study of the entire digestive pathway, with nearly 500 focused articles. Each specific anatomical site such as the esophagus, stomach, liver, and pancreas is covered in its own subject area. The biology of gastroenterology is dealt with in areas such as anatomy and development, cell biology, and hormones, while clinical issues are also thoroughly covered in sections such as surgery, cancer, parasitology, and radiology and endoscopy.


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Publisher Citation

lay, Nina W. and Gorelick, Fred S. (2003). "Exocrine Pancreas (Structure)." In Leonard R. Johnson, Ed., Encyclopedia of Gastroenterology. San Diego, Calif.: Elsevier Science.