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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Conducto pancreático

Pancreatic duct (PAN-kree-A-tik dukt)
Part of a system of ducts in the pancreas. Pancreatic juices containing enzymes are released into these ducts and flow into the small intestine.

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