Get yourself more reference to learn about human’s anatomy and this time we have a collection of the anatomy of pancreas diagrams for you as your reference or resource in study. The detailed anatomy of the pancreas are illustrated in clear pictures. Follow these diagrams to study more about the topic and we’ll start by giving you the first diagram below.
As you can seee in the pancreas diagram above, it is an elongated, tapered organ located across the back of the abdomen, behind the stomach. The right side of the organ, called the head, is the widest part of the organ. It lies in the curve of the duodenum, the first section of the small intestine. The tapered left side extends slightly upward, called the body of the pancreas, and ends near the spleen, called the tail. Check out the other anatomy diagrams of pancreas in the following images.
Anatomicaly, the pancreas is divided into the head of pancreas, the neck of pancreas, the body of pancreas, and the tail of pancreas. The pancreas contains tissue with an endocrine and exocrine role, and this division is also visible when the pancreas is viewed under a microscope. The following diagrams include the unlabeled version of the anatomy structure.
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