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Were you looking for information about Pancreas? Pancrase is a common misspelling of pancreas.
The pancreas is an important gland in the body, responsible for producing insulin, various hormones, and pancreatic juices. Located between the spine and the stomach, the gland measures approximately six inches long and is shaped like a pear. The hormones produced by the pancreas help the body use or store the energy that comes from food. The pancreatic juices contain enzymes that help digest food.
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