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How to Pronounce Pancreas: Learn how to pronounce Pancreas in English correctly

Learn how to say Pancreas correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word pancreas:

noun (plural pancreases)
a large gland behind the stomach which secretes digestive enzymes into the duodenum. Embedded in the pancreas are the islets of Langerhans, which secrete into the blood the hormones insulin and glucagon.


Pronunciation: /-ˈatɪk/


late 16th century: modern Latin, from Greek pankreas, from pan ‘all’ + kreas ‘flesh’