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Search Results for: pancreatic juice

Pancreatic juice

Definition noun The transparent fluid secreted by the pancreas composed mainly of water, electrolytes, and... Read More

Digestive Enzymes

Have you ever thought about what happens to the food after you have taken it into your mouth? How those big steak pieces... Read More

Pancreas

Definition noun, plural: pancreases or pancreata A tongue-shaped glandular structure involved in the secretion of fluid... Read More

Polysaccharide

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Polysaccharide Definition noun plural: polysaccharides pol·y·sac·cha·ride,... Read More

Peptone

peptone (Science: physiology) The soluble and diffusible substance or substances into which albuminous portions of the food... Read More

G cell

Definition noun, plural: G cells The cell that secretes gastrin, and chiefly located in the stomach and... Read More

Amylopsin

Amylopsin The amylase of pancreatic... Read More

Amylase

Definition noun An enzyme in the saliva and pancreatic juice that catalyzes the hydrolysis (breaking down) of starch,... Read More

Acinar cells

acinar cell Any secreting cell lining an acinus, especially applied to the cells of the pancreas that furnish pancreatic... Read More

Insulin

Definition noun A polypeptide hormone secreted by the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans of the pancreas to regulate the... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

Dextrose

Definition noun The dextrorotatory form of glucose, and commercially obtained by the inversion of cane sugar or... Read More

Maltose

Definition noun plural: maltoses mal·tose, ˈmɔːltəʊz A reducing disaccharide formed when two glucose monomers join... Read More