neck of pancreas

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neck of pancreas

[TA]
segment of pancreas, approximately 2 cm long, connecting head and body of pancreas; it intervenes between the duodenum anteriorly and the junction of the splenic and superior mesenteric veins, forming the beginning of the portal vein, posteriorly.
Synonym(s): collum pancreaticus [TA]

neck of pan·cre·as

(nek pan'krē-ăs) [TA]
Segment of pancreas, approximately 2 cm long, connecting head and body of pancreas; it intervenes between the duodenum anteriorly and the junction of the splenic and superior mesenteric veins, forming the beginning of the portal vein, posteriorly.
Synonym(s): collum pancreatis [TA] .