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

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Islets within the pancreas contain beta cells, which make insulin and release it into the blood.

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