acinus

noun ac·i·nus \ ˈa-sə-nəs \

Definition of acinus

plural acini play \-ˌnī\
:any of the small sacs terminating the ducts of some exocrine glands and lined with secretory cells

acinous

play \-nəs\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of acinus

New Latin, from Latin, berry, berry seed


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acinus

noun aci·nus \ ˈas-ə-nəs , ə-ˈsī- \

medical Definition of acinus

plural acini play \-ˌnī\
: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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