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Islets of Langerhans occur in _______________.


A
Liver
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B
Stomach
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C
Pancreas
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D
Alimentary canal
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The correct option is C Pancreas
The correct option is C.
The pancreatic islets or islets of Langerhans are the regions of the pancreas that contain its endocrine (hormone-producing) cells, discovered in 1869 by German pathological anatomist Paul Langerhans. The pancreatic islets constitute 1–2% of the pancreas volume and receive 10–15% of its blood flow.

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