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acinus


acinus

noun aci·nus \ˈas-ə-nəs, ə-ˈsī-\
plural aci·ni \-ˌnī\

Definition of ACINUS

:  any of the small sacs or alveoli that terminate the ducts of some exocrine glands and are lined with secretory cells
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