Where Is the Pancreas Located in the Body?


The pancreas is located in the upper abdomen and is positioned behind the stomach and the intestines (guts). It has a connection to the duodenum through a duct (tube), which allows the enzymes generated by the pancreas to get into the intestines.
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It is situated in left side of body i.e slightly on posterior (back) side of stomach near small intestine (duodenum)
It is located in the back of the abdomen, behind the stomach. The head of
Not MD Advice:The pancreas is a human organ located next to the stomach. It helps with digestion. ASK!
The pancreas is called the "hidden organ" because it is located deep in the abdomen behind the stomach. About six to eight inches long in the adult, the organ contains thin
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The pancreas is located beneath the stomach. It is connected to the small intestine at the duodenum. It is a glandular organ and secretes digestive enzymes.
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