What is a mixed gland? Why is the pancreas considered a mixed gland?

11 months ago

Mixed gland is a gland that produces endocrine and exocrine secretions. The pancreas is an example of a mixed gland because it secretes hormones in the circulation, like insulin and glucagon, but it also releases an exocrine secretion, the pancreatic juice.

Dipti KC
May 25, 2023
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