– Do you remember the function of the pancreas? Remember the pancreas was that– it looks just like this. And it had the pancreatic duct that emptied into the duodenal papilla. So this is duodenum. Yeah, and there’s my duodenal papilla. And also coming in is the common bile duct.
– Now, there’s two accessory organs that we’re going to explore, and they are the liver, which is right here, and the pancreas, which is right there. And we already talked about the fact that all of our digestive juices are dumped into the duodenum, and it’s true, they both
Voiceover: So, the next organ we’re going to talk about in our tour to abdomen is the pancreas. And I’ve drawn the pancreas right here. Let me just write that out. This is our pancreas, which I believe you may have heard about before. The pancreas sits below and behind
Alright, then on that note why don’t we move onto the next part of the pancreas, which is known as the endocrine pancreas. And this is actually the part of the pancreas that is the most famous. We hear the most about this as we’ll see in a minute because
The pancreas is an important organ in the digestive system it is located in the upper abdomen directly behind the stomach and next to the small intestine in most adults it is between six and ten inches long and two inches wide the pancreas is comprised primarily of a network
You know, we’ve been talking about a lot of serious stuff here lately. Heart failure. Respiratory gas exchange. People with holes in their stomachs. Nachos. Some might say I’ve even been flaunting my ability to eat, digest, and enjoy a plate of chips and melted cheese. And I wouldn’t blame