What is the Pancreas ?

Normal structure and function The pancreas is a relatively small (70 to 110 gm) but versatile organ containing two specific and seemingly independent components: (a) the endocrine pancreas and (b) the exocrine pancreas. The endocrine pancreas consists of the islets of Langerhans, packets of endocrine cells peppered randomly throughout the pancreas that secrete insulin, glucagon … Continue reading “What is the Pancreas ?”