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Exocrine

Exocrine

1. (Science: physiology) Secreting outwardly, via a duct.

2. (Science: anatomy) Denoting such a gland or its secretion.

Compare: endocrine.

Origin: gr. Krinein = to separate


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If you want to get really technical, there is no right answer given for the first question - true, only exocrine secretions from the pancreas go to the intestine, but it IS an endocrine gland and the source of digestive secretions. I don't think so, they ask, whether pancreas ...

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by JackBean
Mon Oct 12, 2009 6:40 am
 
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... is the endocrine glands that take no part. if we see the digestive juices from the pancreas are released into ducts and satisfy the definition of exocrine glands. the pancrea during digestion plays a role of an exocrine gland while when releasing glycagon and insulin it is endocine.

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by jwalin
Mon Oct 12, 2009 5:37 am
 
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If you want to get really technical, there is no right answer given for the first question - true, only exocrine secretions from the pancreas go to the intestine, but it IS an endocrine gland and the source of digestive secretions. I think efficiency decreases in the last question, ...

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by Darby
Mon Oct 12, 2009 12:10 am
 
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1) check out the definition of ENDO- and EXOcrine glands ;) 2) yeah, I guess, that some degradation products of hemoglobine is meant, so probably e (but e.g. iron is recycled, I think, so d could work also) 3) definitelly not a. Arteries lead ...

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by JackBean
Sun Oct 11, 2009 6:52 am
 
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Re: ?{REGENERATION}? Is it possible ???!!

... a specific combination of three transcription factors (Ngn3 (also known as Neurog3) Pdx1 and Mafa) that reprograms differentiated pancreatic exocrine cells in adult mice into cells that closely resemble beta-cells.

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by kolean
Tue Jun 30, 2009 5:35 pm
 
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