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View in Spanish: Célula exocrinas del páncreas

Exocrine pancreas cell (EK-soh-krin PAN-kree-us sel)
A pancreatic cell that produces enzymes that are secreted into the small intestine. These enzymes help digest food as it passes through the gastrointestinal tract.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.