The pancreas is deep in the back of the abdominal cavity. Part of it is between the spine and the stomach and part of it is in the curve of the duodenum, which is the lowest part of the stomach or the highest part of the... More » Science Human Anatomy Glands & Hormones

The American Association of Anatomists explains the "Terminologica Anatomica" lists more than 7,500 named, human body parts in Latin, as of November 2014. The list of human body parts includes dozens of organs, more than... More »

There are eight main pulse points in the human body. These pulse points are in the wrists, at the sides of the lower jaw, at the temples, on the side of the neck, on the inner biceps, behind the knee, in the groin and on... More »

According to MedlinePlus, the glands in the back of the head are referred to as lymph nodes and are responsible for aiding the body in fighting illnesses and infections. Lymph nodes are also present behind both ears and ... More »

The body contains several hundred lymph nodes, mostly found in the upper torso. The main areas of nodes include the armpits, between the ribs, between the lungs, and on a small section of the lungs. More » Science Human Anatomy Glands & Hormones

The pancreas is located in the abdominal cavity in humans, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. More specifically, it is located in the upper-left portion of the abdomen, behind the stomach. More »

The salivary glands and the pancreas both produce the enzyme amylase. Amylase is an enzyme that breaks down carbohydrate molecules during the process of digestion. More »