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Were you looking for information about Pancreas? Pancrease is a common misspelling of Pancreas.
Located between the stomach and the spine, the pancreas is important for producing insulin, various hormones, and pancreatic juices. The hormones produced by this gland help the body use or store the energy that comes from food. The pancreatic juices contain enzymes that help digest food. The pancreas is about six inches long and is shaped like a pear turned on its side. It is surrounded by the liver, the intestine, and other organs.
(To read more, click Pancreas. This article takes a closer look at the pancreas, including a description of where it is located in the body and how it works to help the body function properly. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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