Pancreas

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Pancreas is a gland organ in the digestive and endocrine system of vertebrates. It's about 15 cm long and it located behind the stomach. Pancreas has many functions in our body, like detect the high glucose in our blood, makes insulin, glucagon, and control the blood sugar level. There two important process which is happened in pancreas, they are endocrine and exocrine. Both of them has different function.
-Endocrine process function is makes million cells and the cells have 4 types. They are α cells expel glucagon, β cells expel insulin, δ cells expel somastotatin, and PP cells expel pancreatic polypeptide.
-Exocrine process function is produces digestive enzymes and alkaline fluid. And also makes them to become small intestine.




References
[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pancreas>[Accesed]] 13 April,2009]
http://www8.georgetown.edu/dml/facs/graphics/images/pancreas.jpg>[Accesed 13 April,2009]
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/images/ency/fullsize/8883.jpg>[Accesed 13 April,2009]