Definition of Acinous

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

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



Definition of Acinous

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of acinose) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acinous

1. acinus [adj] - See also: acinus

Medical Definition of Acinous

1. Resembling an acinus or grape-shaped structure. Synonym: aciniform, acinose. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acinous

acinetobacter
acinetobacter calcoaceticus
acinetobacter infections
acinetobacters
acing
acini
acinic
acinic cell adenocarcinoma
acinic cell carcinoma
aciniform
acinitis
acinose
acinote
acinotubular
acinotubular gland
acinous (current term)
acinous carcinoma
acinous cell
acinous gland
acinus
acipenser
acipenserine
acipimox
acise
acises
acitretin
aciurgies
aciurgy
acivicin
ack-ack

Literary usage of Acinous

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

1. Manual of Human and Comparative Histology by Salomon Stricker, Henry Power (1872)
"The fat cells and acinous glands are here very numerous, forming together ... At the free extremity of the epiglottis the acinous glands are either only ..."

2. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1880)
"The following communication was made to the Society : MR C. CREIGHTON, On the order in which the secreting end the conducting parts of an acinous gland ..."

3. An Introduction to pathology and morbid anatomy by Thomas Henry Green, Hubert Montague Murray (1895)
"acinous CANCER. I. CHRONIC CANCER or SCIRRHUS is characterised by the amount and density of its stroma and by the slowness of its growth as compared with ..."

4. Practical Microscopy: A Course of Normal Histology for Students and by Maurice Norton Miller (1887)
"The dilatation of branching tubules, referred to under the previous heading, results in the formation of acinous glands. They are formed by the subdivision ..."

5. A Monograph on Diseases of the Breast: Their Pathology and Treatment, with by William Roger Williams (1894)
"THE VARIETIES OF acinous CANCER. § I. The Acute Type. ALTHOUGH cancer of the breast is usually a chronic disease, yet certain cases occasionally run an ..."

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