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Term:
pancreatic juice secretion (GO:0030157)
Annotations: Rat: (19) Mouse: (19) Human: (19) Chinchilla: (19) Bonobo: (19) Dog: (21) Squirrel: (19) Pig: (19)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cerebrospinal fluid secretion  
defecation +   
gastric acid secretion +   
gastric motility +   
hindgut contraction +   
intestinal absorption +   
intestinal motility +   
lactation +   
maintenance of gastrointestinal epithelium +   
mastication  
milk ejection reflex  
modulation by symbiont of host digestive system process 
mucus secretion +   
negative regulation of digestive system process +   
pancreatic juice secretion +   
The regulated release of pancreatic juice by the exocrine pancreas into the upper part of the intestine. Pancreatic juice is slightly alkaline and contains numerous enzymes and inactive enzyme precursors including alpha-amylase, chymotrypsinogen, lipase, procarboxypeptidase, proelastase, prophospholipase A2, ribonuclease, and trypsinogen. Its high concentration of bicarbonate ions helps to neutralize the acid from the stomach.
positive regulation of digestive system process +   
regulation of digestive system process +   
rumination 
saliva secretion +   
tear secretion  

Synonyms
Definition Sources: GOC:mah, ISBN:0198506732

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