pancreatic diverticulum

pancreatic diverticulum

[¦pan·krē¦ad·ik ‚dī·vər′tik·yə·ləm]
(embryology)
One of two diverticula (dorsal and ventral) from the embryonic duodenum or hepatic diverticulum that form the pancreas or its ducts.
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