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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pan·cre·as /ˈpæŋkriəs, ˈpæn-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pan·cre·as /ˈpæŋkrɪəs, ˈpæn-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pan·cre·as n.  Anat. The sweetbread, a gland connected with the intestine of nearly all vertebrates. It is usually elongated and light-colored, and its secretion, called the pancreatic juice, is discharged, often together with the bile, into the upper part of the intestines, and is a powerful aid in digestion. See Illust. of Digestive apparatus.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a large elongated exocrine gland located behind the stomach;
          secretes pancreatic juice and insulin