Body of pancreas

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Body of pancreas
Illu pancreas duodenum.jpg
Latin Corpus pancreatis
Gray's p.1201
TA A05.9.01.006
FMA 14518
Anatomical terminology

The body of pancreas is the largest part of the pancreas and located between the neck and tail of the pancreas.

The body of pancreas is located at the same level as the transpyloric plane.[1]

The body of pancreas is somewhat prismatic in shape, and has three surfaces: anterior, posterior, and inferior.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

  1. ^ Bålens ytanatomi (surface anatomy). Godfried Roomans, Mats Hjortberg and Anca Dragomir. Institution for Anatomy, Uppsala. 2008.

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