Adjective "acinar" definition and examples

(Acinar may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'However, the extent to which such results are applicable to acinar cells is not clear.'
  2. 'It also acts on acinar receptors to inhibit their secretions.'

More definitions

1. Botany. one of the small drupelets or berries of an aggregate, baccate fruit, as the blackberry.

2. a berry, as a grape or currant.

3. Anatomy. a minute rounded lobule. the smallest secreting portion of a gland.

More examples(as adjective)

"cells can be acinar."

"foci can be acinar."

"opacifications can be acinar."

"vacuolisations can be acinar."

"suspensions can be acinar."

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Origin

(acinus)