pancreatic notch

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pan·cre·at·ic notch

[TA]
a notch separating the uncinate process of the head of the pancreas from the neck.
Synonym(s): incisura pancreatis [TA]
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pancreatic notch

A notch on the lateral surface of the head of the pancreas for the superior mesenteric artery and vein. It separates the uncinate process of the head from the remaining portion.
See also: notch
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