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(pang″krē-ă-tīt′ĭs )

[pancreat- + -itis]
Inflammation of the pancreas, sometimes accompanied by damage to neighboring organs (such as the bowel, lungs, spleen, or stomach) or by a systemic inflammatory response.
SEE: acute pancreatitis; SEE: chronic pancreatitis

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