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Pancreatic Notch

Medically reviewed by: Stephanie Curreli, MD, PhD
Last Updated: Jun 11, 2015

The pancreatic notch, or the incisura pancreatis, is a notch that separates the pancreas’ uncinate process. This process is a prolongation at the left and lower borders of the head of the pancreas-from the neck of the pancreas. It’s main function is to make signs that control the pancreatic cell differentiation. The pancreatic notch is tucked between the pancreas’ omental tuber (in the main body of Continue Scrolling To Read More Below...

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Continued From Above... the pancreas, away from the tail) and the duodenum.