The pancreas is shaped somewhat like a fish. It is
found behind the stomach. A pancreas in an adult is usually 6 to 9
inches in length and weighs about 3 ounces. It is
larger in the male than the female. The pancreas is
responsible for secreting digestive enzymes found in
pancreatic juice, It secretes insulin and glucagon,
hormones which are involved in the metabolism of
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