The body of the pancreas is a subsection of the pancreas organ in the human body. It is somewhat prismatic in shape, and has three surfaces: anterior, posterior, and inferior. It is at the same level as the transpyloric plane. [WP,unvetted]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Body_of_pancreas ]

Synonyms: pancreatic body pancreas body

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has related synonym

pancreas corpus
corpus pancreatis

homology notes

Hagfish and lampreys may have one or more endocrine buds - and later the vertebrate pancreas develop as independent ventral and dorsal buds that eventually fuse to become one organ.[well established][VHOG]

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UBERON:0001150

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