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The Pancreas

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Tory Bessette

on 5 April 2013

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Transcript of The Pancreas

The Pancreas The two
main kinds of
tissue in a
pancreas are... Exocrine Tissue
&
Endocrine Tissue About 95% of the
Pancreas is
exocrine tissue. Exocrine
tissue
produces
pancreatic
enzymes to
help digestion. A healthy pancreas
produces about 1 liter
of these enzymes every day. So... What exactly does
a Pancreas do? After
food enters
the duodenum The
exocrine tissues
secrete an
alkaline juice The
alkaline juice
contains enzymes that
break down food into small
molecules so they can
be absorbed by
your intestines. The Enzymes that the Pancreas makes are... Trypsin and chymotrypsin
to digest proteins. Lipase, to break down fats.
They become fatty acids
and cholesterol. The parts of a
Pancreas are... The
Head The Body The Tail The Pancreas is located
behind the stomach and
next to the spleen Other Information... The Pancreas is usually
6 to 10 inches long The remaining 5% of the pancreas NOT made up of exocrine tissue is composed of hundreds of thousands of endocrine cells. These cells are known
as islets of Langerhans By:
Tory Bessette Bibliography http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/10011.php http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-help/type/pancreatic-cancer/about/the-pancreas The pancreas is
an accessory organ The pancreas is important because it produces enzymes and hormones that help break down foods. The pancreas also produces insulin (a hormone) and sends it into the bloodstream in order to regulate the body's sugar and glucose level. Amylase to break
down carbohydrates. "[The Pancreas] is spongy and shaped somewhat like a fish that is extended horizontally across the abdomen"
(Peter Crosta, What is the Pancreas? What does the Pancreas do?)
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