Why pancreas is known as mixed gland? Write the names of hormones released from pancreas


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Pancreas functions as both endocrine and exocrine gland. Hence, called as dual function gland or a mixed gland.
Exocrine part of pancreas secretes digestive enzymes while, its endocrine part (islets of Langerhans) produce two hormones, i.e. insulin and glucagon.