Definition of Acini

1. Noun. (irregular plural of acinus) ¹



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Definition of Acini

1. acinus [n] - See also: acinus

Medical Definition of Acini

1. The parts of the breast gland where fluid or milk is produced. [singular: acinus] (13 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acini

acinaciform
acinar
acinar carcinoma
acinar cell
acinar cell tumour
acinesia
acinesic
acinetae
acinetic
acinetiform
acinetobacter
acinetobacter calcoaceticus
acinetobacter infections
acinetobacters
acing
acini (current term)
acinic
acinic cell adenocarcinoma
acinic cell carcinoma
aciniform
acinitis
acinose
acinote
acinotubular
acinotubular gland
acinous
acinous carcinoma
acinous cell
acinous gland
acinus

Literary usage of Acini

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1. Text-book of normal histology: including an account of the development of by George Arthur Piersol (1904)
"From the larger branches, which run within the interlobular tissue, small twigs pass between the alveoli and break up into capillaries surrounding the acini ..."

2. Manual of Human and Comparative Histology by Salomon Stricker, Henry Power (1872)
"If the fat be extracted from the contents of the acini by means of aether, ... Connective tissue constitutes another element of the wall of the acini, ..."

3. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"Neoplastic acini can be broadly grouped into two types, small and large, ... Small acini (Fig. 2) are generally rather rounded and regular in shape and lack ..."

4. Lessons in Pathological Histology by Gustave Roussy, Ivan Bertrand (1922)
"In the upper part of the drawing the goiter is characterized by the presence of a large number of small acini mostly empty of colloid; in the lower part the ..."

5. The Physiology of Man: Designed to Represent the Existing State of by Austin Flint (1874)
"m, nipple; It, larger ducts ; r, email duct; u, acini. 1 Sir Astley Cooper, in bis admirable monograph upon the anatomy and diseases of the breast, ..."

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