"pancreas" translation into Spanish


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"pancreas" in Spanish

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{noun}

1. anatomy

pancreas
The pancreas is a gland near the stomach that helps digestion by secreting insulin into the blood and digestive enzymes into the small intestine.
El páncreas es una glándula ubicada cerca del estómago que ayuda a la digestión mediante la secreción de insulina en la sangre y enzimas digestivas en el intestino delgado.

Context sentences for "pancreas" in Spanish

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EnglishAcute pancreatitis is the inflammation of the pancreas, a serious emergency with no specific treatment.
La pancreatitis aguda es una enfermedad potencialmente mortal frecuente que no cuenta con un tratamiento conocido.
EnglishEnzyme mixtures are produced for example by the gastro-intestinal mucous membrane, by the liver, the gallbladder and the pancreas and serve to break down or process nutritional substances.
subgrupo de los glóbulos blancos que tiene gran importancia para las defensas contra las infecciones
Englishlung and pancreas). It commonly leads to reduced bone mineral density, known as osteoporosis, which increases the likelihood of fractures.
Frecuentemente da lugar a una reducción de la densidad mineral ósea (DMO), conocida como osteoporosis, que aumenta la susceptibilidad a las fracturas.
EnglishIf severe, the pancreas may lose its blood supply, a complication called pancreatic necrosis that can be detected by computed tomography (CT) scanning.
En los casos de ataques graves, los pacientes pueden contraer necrosis pancreática (gangrena), que se puede infectar por gérmenes provenientes del intestino cercano.