acinar

adjective ac·i·nar \ ˈa-sə-nər , -ˌnär \

Definition of acinar

: of, relating to, or comprising an acinus
  • pancreatic acinar cells

Origin and Etymology of acinar

borrowed from French acinaire, borrowed from New Latin acinārius, going back to Latin, "for holding grapes," from acinus "grape" + -ārius 2-ary — more at acinus


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acinar

adjective ac·i·nar \ ˈas-ə-nər , -ˌnär \

medical Definition of acinar

: of, relating to, or comprising an acinus
  • pancreatic acinar cells

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