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1. acinar, acinic, acinose, acinous

pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland)

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noun plural -ni (-ˌnaɪ)
1. anatomy
any of the terminal saclike portions of a compound gland
2. botany
any of the small drupes that make up the fruit of the blackberry, raspberry, etc
3. botany obsolete
a collection of berries, such as a bunch of grapes

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nounWord forms: plural ˈaciˌni (ˈæsɪˌnaɪ ; asˈinīˌ)
one of the small sacs of a compound or racemose gland

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n. pl. ac·i·ni (-nī)
One of the small saclike dilations composing a compound gland.

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