Pancreas – Anatomy, Types, Structure, Functions

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The¬†pancreas¬†is an¬†organ¬†of the¬†digestive system¬†and¬†endocrine system¬†of¬†vertebrates. In humans, it is located in the¬†abdomen¬†behind the¬†stomach¬†and functions as a¬†gland. The pancreas has both an¬†endocrine¬†and a digestive¬†exocrine¬†function. As an¬†endocrine gland, it functions mostly to regulate¬†blood sugar levels, secreting the¬†hormones¬†insulin,¬†glucagon,¬†somatostatin, and¬†pancreatic polypeptide. As a part Read More ….>