Atrophy, Exocrine Pancreas, Rat
Naturally occurring atrophy of the exocrine pancreas in the rat was described by Kendrey and Roe (1969) as having a macroscopic granular appearance. In experimentally induced progressive atrophy, the pancreas appeared fatty in rats after 6 weeks on a copper-deficient diet (Smith et al. 1982).
SynonymsPancreatic microcystic transformation pancreatic degeneration pancreatic involution
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