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Term:pancreas gland physiology trait
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Accession:VT:0002693 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the function of or processes in the organ that secretes pancreatic juice into the duodenum and secretes glucagon and insulin into the bloodstream.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: pancreas function;   pancreatic physiology trait

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  vertebrate trait 6
    organ system trait 6
      endocrine/exocrine system trait 0
        gland physiology trait 0
          pancreas gland physiology trait 0
            islet of Langerhans physiology trait + 0
            secretion by pancreas trait + 0
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