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Term: endocrine pancreas pancreatic A 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: endocrine pancreas
Synonyms: pancreatic islet, tail pancreas
Definition: The zebrafish endocrine pancreas is an compound organ component composed of small groups of islet cells that are distributed throughout the exocrine pancreas. The islet cells produce insulin, glucagon and somatostatin.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001260]
Name: pancreatic A cell
Synonyms: alpha cell
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009104]