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1
Q

What surrounds the pancreas?

A

the duodenum and the jujenum

2
Q

What are the two main ducts of the pancreas?

A
  • main pancreatic duct

- common bile duct

3
Q

What are the main parts of the pancreas?

A
  • capsule
  • lobules
  • interlobular duct
  • septa
  • vein
  • artery
4
Q

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

A

Lining of duct is simple columnar/cuboidal

5
Q

What do acinar cells secrete?

A

digestive enzymes

6
Q

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

A

exocrine

7
Q

What is the endocrine part of the pancreas?

A

Islets of Langerhans

8
Q

What does the pancreatic acinar glands secrete?

A

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

9
Q

Why does the pancreas secrete inactive proteases?

A
  • it would eat itself

- prevent digestion of cellular proteins

10
Q

What other digestive enzymes are secreted by the pancreas?

A
  • lipase for lipids

- amylase that breaks down carbohydrates