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Definition of ACINUS


  • one of the small drupelets or berries of an aggregate, baccate fruit, as the blackberry
  • berry, as a grape or currant
  • a. minute rounded lobule b. the smallest secreting portion of a gland
  • a small sacklike division of a gland [n ACINI]
  • a small, saclike division of a gland [n ACINI] : ACINAR [adj], ACINIC [adj], ACINIFORM [adj], ACINOSE [adj], ACINOUS [adj]
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