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pancreatic juice

noun, Biochemistry
1.
a thick, colorless, very alkaline fluid secreted by the pancreas, containing enzymes that break down protein, fat, and starch.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65
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British Dictionary definitions for pancreatic-juice

pancreatic juice

noun
1.
the clear alkaline secretion of the pancreas that is released into the duodenum and contains several digestive enzymes
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pancreatic-juice in Medicine

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

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