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Term: exocrine pancreas pancreatic B cell
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: exocrine pancreas
Synonyms: head pancreas, rostral pancreas
Definition: The exocrine pancreas is a diffuse organ composed of a branching network of ducts and associated acinar glands that manufacture the proteolytic enzymes and bicarbonate required for digestion.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001249]
Name: pancreatic B cell
Synonyms: beta cell
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009102]