Acinose
Acinose Ac"i*nose`, Acinous Ac"i*nousa. [L. acinosus, fr. acinus grapestone.] Consisting of acini, or minute granular concretions; as, acinose or acinous glands. --Kirwan. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • acinose — adjective Consisting of acini, or minute granular concretions as in acinose or acinous glands. <! Richard Kirwin? …   Wiktionary

  • acinose — SYN: acinous. * * * ac·i·nose as ə .nōs adj ACINOUS <an acinose gland> * * * ac·i·nose (asґĭ nōs) [L. acinosus grapelike] 1. made up of acini. 2.acinar …   Medical dictionary

  • acinose — adj. composed of acini (also acinous) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acinose — ac·i·nose …   English syllables

  • acinose —   a. containing small seeds or drupes …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • acinose — adjective pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland) • Syn: ↑acinar, ↑acinous, ↑acinic • Pertains to noun: ↑acinus (for: ↑acinic), ↑acinus, ↑a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acinous — Acinose Ac i*nose , Acinous Ac i*nousa. [L. acinosus, fr. acinus grapestone.] Consisting of acini, or minute granular concretions; as, acinose or acinous glands. Kirwan. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acinar — adjective 1. pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland) • Syn: ↑acinous, ↑acinose, ↑acinic • Pertains to noun: ↑acinus (for: ↑acinic), ↑acinus ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • acinic — adjective pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland) • Syn: ↑acinar, ↑acinous, ↑acinose • Pertains to noun: ↑acinus, ↑acinus (for: ↑acinose), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • acinous — adjective pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland) • Syn: ↑acinar, ↑acinose, ↑acinic • Pertains to noun: ↑acinus (for: ↑acinic), ↑acinus ( …   Useful english dictionary

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