Definition of Acinar

1. Adjective. Pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland).

Exact synonyms: Acinic, Acinose, Acinous
Partainyms: Acinus, Acinus, Acinus, Acinus
Derivative terms: Acinus, Acinus, Acinus



2. Adjective. Pertaining to the individual parts making up an aggregate fruit like a blackberry.
Partainyms: Acinus
Derivative terms: Acinus

Definition of Acinar

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Of, pertaining to, or located in an acinus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acinar

1. acinus [adj] - See also: acinus

Medical Definition of Acinar

1. Pertaining to the acinus. Synonym: acinic. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acinar

acidyl
acierage
acierages
acierate
acierated
acierates
acierating
acieration
acies
acifluorfen
aciform
acinaceous
acinaces
acinaci
acinaciform
acinar (current term)
acinar carcinoma
acinar cell
acinar cell tumour
acinesia
acinesic
acinetae
acinetic
acinetiform
acinetobacter
acinetobacter calcoaceticus
acinetobacter infections
acinetobacters
acing
acini

Literary usage of Acinar

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Neoplastic Diseases: A Treatise on Tumors by James Ewing (1922)
"It includes especially the tubular and some acinar carcinomas of Cornil and others. It is impossible to claim that every tubular carcinoma originates from ..."

2. Alcohols Effect on Organ Function edited by Dianne M. Welsh (1997)
"Direct Toxic Effects of Alcohol on acinar Cells Most recent research into the ... This direction of research is not unreasonable given that the acinar cell ..."

3. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Histopathologic data revealed that treatment of animals with a high dose of nicotine enhanced the appearance of numerous vacuoles in the pancreatic acinar ..."

4. Normal histology and microscopical anatomy by Jeremiah Sweetser Ferguson (1904)
"Thus the centro-acinar cells of Langerhans are produced, and consequently the centro- acinar cells correspond closely in appearance with those of the ..."

5. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"Within the tumour, small ducts surrounded by a few strands of collagen and resembling the fine extra-acinar ducts of normal pancreatic tissue are ..."

6. A Biennial Retrospect of Medicine, Surgery and Their Allied Sciences by New Sydenham Society (1875)
"The excretory ducts proceed from fusiform and stellate cells in the interior of the alveoli, forming the so-called centro-acinar cells. ..."

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