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Definition of the adjective acinous

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  1. pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland)

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Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

2: acinous. acinose, acinous. acinotubular gland, tubuloacinar gland. acinous (acinose). consisting of acini.

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

any secreting cell lining an acinous; acinous cell.

Google previewAppleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)

by Caroline Wormeley Latimer

acinous g. S racemose g. anal g's. The odorife-» g's of the anal region, anterior lingv g's. Acinous g's situated on each side the apex of the tongue, auricular d The lymph nodes of ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

They include tubular, acinous, and alveolar structures. Tubular glands are slender tubes ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

acidophil acinous adenocarcinoma the evaluation of genetic disorders known as mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS). acidophil/as′′idōfil, əsid′′əfil/ [L, acidus, acid + Gk, philein, to love], 1. a particular staining pattern of cells and tissues when ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3I1N1O1U1S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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