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Acinus   Listen
noun
Acinus  n.  (pl. acini)  
1.
(Bot.)
(a)
One of the small grains or drupelets which make up some kinds of fruit, as the blackberry, raspberry, etc.
(b)
A grapestone.
2.
(Anat.) One of the granular masses which constitute a racemose or compound gland, as the pancreas; also, one of the saccular recesses in the lobules of a racemose gland.






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Words linked to "Acinus" :   drupelet, gland, acinic, sac, secretor, secretory organ, secreter, acinous, acinar



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