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1

What surrounds the pancreas?

the duodenum and the jujenum

2

What are the two main ducts of the pancreas?

- main pancreatic duct
- common bile duct

3

What are the main parts of the pancreas?

- capsule
- lobules
- interlobular duct
- septa
- vein
- artery

4

How can you tell the difference between a vein, artery, and duct?

Lining of duct is simple columnar/cuboidal

5

What do acinar cells secrete?

digestive enzymes

6

Are the pacreatic acini the endocrine or exocrine part of the pancreas?

exocrine

7

What is the endocrine part of the pancreas?

Islets of Langerhans

8

What does the pancreatic acinar glands secrete?

bicarbonate cells that neutralize acid in chyme that duodenum receives from stomach

9

Why does the pancreas secrete inactive proteases?

- it would eat itself
- prevent digestion of cellular proteins

10

What other digestive enzymes are secreted by the pancreas?

- lipase for lipids
- amylase that breaks down carbohydrates