body of pancreas


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bod·y of pan·cre·as

[TA]
the part of the pancreas from the point where it crosses the portal vein to the point where it enters the splenorenal ligament.
Synonym(s): corpus pancreatis [TA]
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A subtotal gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y reconstruction, transverse colectomy, resection of body of pancreas and splenectomy were carried out.
During work up for the unexplained weight loss, an abdominal CT scan showed a mass in the body of pancreas.