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Noun: isles of Langerhans
  1. Cell clusters in the pancreas that form the endocrine part of that organ; secrete insulin and other hormones
    - islands of Langerhans, islets of Langerhans

Type of: ductless gland, endocrine, endocrine gland

Part of: pancreas

Encyclopedia: Isles of Langerhans