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A body torso showing the location of the liver and the pancreas with an enlargement of a pancreatic islet containing beta cells

View full-sized image Drawing of a body torso showing the location of the liver and the pancreas with an enlargement of a pancreatic islet containing beta cells.
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Drawing of a body torso showing the location of the liver and the pancreas with an enlargement of a pancreatic islet containing beta cells.

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Drawing of a body torso showing the location of the liver and the pancreas with an enlargement of a pancreatic islet containing beta cells.

Caption

The pancreas is located in the abdomen behind the stomach. Islets within the pancreas contain beta cells, which produce insulin.

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beta cells pancreatic islet liver
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