dorsal pancreas


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dor·sal pan·cre·as

that portion of the pancreatic primordium of the embryo that arises as a dorsal pancreatic bud from the foregut endoderm above the hepatic diverticulum.

dorsal pancreas

A dorsal outpocketing of the embryonic gut that gives rise to the body and tail of the adult pancreas.
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A case of agenesis of the dorsal pancreas with interventricular septal defect in an infant.
Agenesis and pseudo-agenesis of the dorsal pancreas.
142-147) Both the groove region and the dorsal pancreas share the same accessory duct drainage through the minor papilla.

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