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Definition of the adjective acinar

What does acinar mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland)
  2. pertaining to the individual parts making up an aggregate fruit like a blackberry

Alternative definition of the adjective acinar


  1. [medicine] Of, pertaining to, or located in an acinus.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2011)

by Manfred Schwab

Acinar Cells Definition Key cells in the exocrine pancreas. These are arranged around a central lumen and form the bulk of the pancreatic gland. They contain digestive enzymes usually found in the apical region of the cells.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Imaging (2008)

by Albert L. Baert

and 1 cm are called "acinar shadows," cave: they do not represent the pathologic unit of a single acinus. Webb WR, Mueller NL, Naidich DP (1993) Standardized terms for high resolution lung CT: a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Four-Volume Set (2005)

by Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice

Acinar cells Duct cells secrete digestive enzymes secrete aqueous NaHCO3 solution Exocine portion of ...

Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicine (2013)

by W. F. Bynum, Roy Porter

found that ligation of the pancreatic ducts led to atrophy of the acinar tissue, while the islets, previously described by Paul Langerhans (1847-88 ) in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of toxicology (2005)

Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson

B viruses usually infect acinar cells but β-cell tropism can be induced by passage in pancreatic cultures rich in islet cells. Such virus strains induce a transient hyperglycemia in susceptible mice. In vivo, lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cell Biology (2015)

Single acinar cells showing GFP-lifeact enriched at the apical plasma membrane in resting conditions (left panel, arrowhead) and recruited onto the secretory granules upon stimulation (right panel, arrow). (f) Time-lapse sequence of the ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

TETER, Târâ; S: 'H' Acinar. Pertaining to an acinus; acinic. *t Acinesia. Loss of motion. TETRTH, TR Ră ă 3RTHERIT Acinesic. See Acinetic. Acinetic. One affected with acinesia; acinesic. TWTHTäT&T Acini. Plural of Acinus. Acinic. See Acinar.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (2012)

by John M. Lackie

acinar. cells. phosphoprotein (VASP), alpha-actinin, ezrin, and profilin and required for organization of normal actin cytoskeleton and thus in regulating cell shape and motility. Genetic variations are associated with susceptibility to pancreatic ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia Animal and Bacterial Virology (2010)

by Brian W.J. Mahy, Marc H.V. van Regenmortel

and pancreatic acinar cells (c).

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

acinar adenocarcinoma. See acinic cell adenocarcinoma. acinar ...

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