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  • Q:

    Why is the pancreas considered both an exocrine and an endocrine gland?

     

    A

    Exocrine because it secretes hormones directly into the bloodstream; endocrine because it secretes its products into ducts

    B

    Endocrine because it secretes hormones directly into the bloodstream; exocrine because it secretes its products into ducts

    C

    Exocrine because it receives chemical messengers from the bloodstream; endocrine because it receives chemical messengers from ducts

    D

    Endocrine because it receives chemical messengers from the bloodstream; exocrine because it receives chemical messengers from ducts




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