Where Can You Find a Diagram of the Pancreas?


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The human pancreas is shown in relation to the stomach, small intestine and liver on the WebMD site. Its five major areas are diagrammed on the Johns Hopkins Medicine site.

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Medical illustrations marketed by stock photo companies can render the pancreas three-dimensionally, but generally do not include explanatory labels. The Healthline website offers "BodyMaps", an interesting approach to depicting the pancreas. The view can be rotated 360 degrees by a slider at the bottom of the visual. Moving the cursor highlights and identifies the surrounding organs. Drop down boxes provide additional details about anatomical structure and function. If the object is to study the pancreas as part of a system, this approach is extremely useful.

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