Which among the following has both endocrine and exocrine character?
Pancreas functions both as an endocrine and as an exocrine gland. Such a gland is nicknamed as a heterocrine gland.
As an endocrine gland it produces Insulin and glucagon to regulate blood sugar levels throughout the day and as an exocrine gland it produces enzymes called
trypsin and chymotrypsin which help to digest proteins, amylase which helps to digest sugars (carbohydrates). and Pancreatic lipase which helps to digest fat.