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(Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to the pancreas; as, the pancreatic secretion, digestion, ferments.

(Science: physiology) Pancreatic juice, a colourless alkaline fluid secreted intermittently by the pancreatic gland. It is one of the most important of the digestive fluids, containing at least three distinct ferments, trypsin, steapsin and an amylolytic ferment, by which it acts upon all three classes of food stuffs. See pancreas.

Origin: Cf. F. Pancreatique.

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