periacinal

adjective peri·aci·nal \¦perē¦asənəl, -ēə¦sīn-\
variants: less commonly

periacinous

\¦perē+\

Definition of periacinal

  1. :  located about or surrounding an acinus

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Origin and Etymology of periacinal

periacinal from peri- + New Latin acinus + English -al; periacinous from peri- + acinous


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