pancreatic juice


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juice

 [jo̳s]
any fluid from animal or plant tissue.
gastric juice see gastric juice.
intestinal juice the liquid secretion of glands in the intestinal lining.
pancreatic juice the enzyme-containing secretion of the pancreas, conducted through its ducts to the duodenum.
prostatic juice the liquid secretion of the prostate, which contributes to semen formation.

pan·cre·at·ic juice

the external secretion of the pancreas; a clear alkaline fluid containing several enzymes: α-amylase, nucleases, trypsinogen, chymotrypsinogen, and triacylglycerol lipase.

pancreatic juice

n.
A clear alkaline secretion of the pancreas containing enzymes that aid in digesting proteins, carbohydrates, and fats.

pancreatic juice

the fluid secretion of the pancreas, produced by the stimulation of food in the duodenum. It contains water, protein, inorganic salts, and enzymes. The juice is essential in breaking down proteins into their amino acid components, reducing dietary fats to glycerol and fatty acids, and converting starch to simple sugars.

pancreatic juice

GI disease Fluid produced by the pancreas containing digestive enzymes

pancreatic juice

The clear, alkaline fluid that passes along the pancreatic duct into the DUODENUM and contains enzymes that are able to break down proteins, carbohydrates and fats into simpler and absorbable substances.

pancreatic juice

the clear alkaline secretion of the PANCREAS that is released into the duodenum and contains the following digestive enzymes:
  1. (a) pancreatic AMYLASE which breaks down STARCH to MALTOSE.
  2. (b) pancreatic LIPASE which breaks down fat into fatty acids and glycerol.
  3. (c) NUCLEASES which break down NUCLEIC ACIDS into nucleotides.
  4. (d) PEPTIDASES which break down POLYPEPTIDE CHAINS to free amino acids.
  5. (e) a group of closely related protein-splitting enzymes such as TRYPSIN in the form of inactive trypsinogen.

juice

any fluid from animal or plant tissue.

gastric juice
the liquid secretion of the gastric glands. See also gastric juice.
intestinal juice
the liquid secretion of glands in the intestinal lining.
pancreatic juice
the enzyme-containing secretion of the pancreas, conducted through its ducts to the duodenum.
prostatic juice
the liquid secretion of the prostate, which contributes to semen formation.
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Content Of Bicarbonate (mEq/Liter) in Human Plasma, Pancreatic Juice, and Bile (3) Body Fluid Bicarbonate Blood (plasma) 27 Pancreatic Juice 92-145 Bile 45
Given that pancreatic juice does not sample only the tumor, we assessed the correlation between juice and tumor biopsies in 10 cases (5 with single mutations in pancreatic juice samples and 5 samples with multiple mutant alleles).
The researchers found that EUS had an accuracy of 80%, a sensitivity of 71%, and a specificity of 88%, whereas the pancreatic juice IL-8 concentration marker had an accuracy of 71%, a sensitivity of 47%, and a specificity of 93%.
This decrease occurred despite increased (19%) secretion of pancreatic juice with the abomasal carbohydrate.
The leakage of amylase-rich pancreatic juice into the peripancreatic tissue results in the formation of a nonepithelial cystic collection.
When a cytologist finds no malignant cells in a sample of the pancreatic juice or tissue obtained from a mucinous tumor, the patient who has been advised to undergo a Whipple procedure faces a dilemma and major life decision.
Pancreatic juice cytology and subclassification of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas.
In rat studies, the volume of pancreatic juice and total pancreatic enzyme activity was significantly increased with increased gut viscosity when animals were fed highly viscous fibres (Ikegami et al.
In the patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma, sensitivity for detecting K-ras sequence variations was 43% (19 of 44) in plasma samples and 87% (39 of 45) in fine-needle aspirate or pancreatic juice samples.
Secretin stimulates the release of pancreatic juice, which is high in bicarbonate and serves to neutralize the acidity of the chyme in preparation for digestion in the person's small intestine.
Additionally, neoplasms (15) in that area may cause disruption to the flow of pancreatic juice.