What is pancreatic islets or islets of Langerhans

The pancreatic islets or islets of Langerhans are the regions of the pancreas that contain its endocrine (hormone-producing) cells. They were discovered in 1869 by German pathological anatomist Paul Langerhans.
 
The pancreatic islets constitute 1 to 2% of the pancreas volume and receive 10–15% of its blood flow.
 
This is part of the Pancreas
It works with a system known as Endocrine
 


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