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Where can you find a photo of a pancreas?

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Many medical and non-medical websites have a photo of a pancreas, including WebMD.com, ShutterStock.com, PicSearch.com, CanStockPhoto.com, and MedicineNet.com, as of 2015. These sites are freely accessible, and some allow users to download their content.

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The pancreas is a long, flattened organ located across the back of the abdomen in humans. This organ is part of both the digestive and endocrine system of vertebrates. As a digestive organ, the pancreas produces pancreatic juice that aids in food digestion, and as an endocrine organ it manufactures hormones such as insulin. The pancreas can suffer from disorders such as diabetes and pancreatitis among others.

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