Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to an acinus.

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  • adjective anatomy Of, pertaining to, or located in an acinus.

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  • adjective pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland)
  • adjective pertaining to the individual parts making up an aggregate fruit like a blackberry

Etymologies

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acinus +‎ -ar

Examples

  • Using their technique, the research team have shown that a particular subset of the pancreatic cells, the so-called acinar cells, are indeed stem cells.

    Zee News : India National

  • In the newly published article, Sangiorgi and Capecchi have shown with their technique that a particular subset of the pancreatic cells, the so-called acinar cells, are indeed stem cells.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • In the newly published article, Sangiorgi and Capecchi have shown with their technique that a particular subset of the pancreatic cells, the so-called acinar cells, are indeed stem cells.

    innovations-report

  • In addition, Beta-Pro also provides ancillary pancreatic biomaterials such as acinar tissue, RNA and tissue sections facilitating in vitro models for researchers in academic, biotech and pharma institutions.

    MMD Newswire: Press Release News Wire

  • The PP was thought of as having mainly pan-acinar emphysema with loss of the alveolar-capillary surface area as reflected by a decreased diffusing capacity test and overinflated lungs on x-ray with lung fields bereft of normal arterial lung markings while maintaining nearly normal arterial oxygen levels allegedly at the price of dyspnea.

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  • The PP was thought of as having mainly pan-acinar emphysema with loss of the alveolar-capillary surface area as reflected by a decreased diffusing capacity test and overinflated lungs on x-ray with lung fields bereft of normal arterial lung markings while maintaining nearly normal arterial oxygen levels allegedly at the price of dyspnea.

    COPD-Should we consider it one disease ?

  • Animals fed diets deficient in methyl group donors methionine and choline have altered pancreatic acinar cell differentiation and impaired exocrine function of the pancreas.

    Meat diet reduces risk of pancreatic cancer | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • However, on section there was little sign of degeneration, but on the other hand there was strong evidence to support the view of active regeneration both of acinar and islet tissue.

    Frederick G. Banting - Nobel Lecture

  • Rennie found that the islet cells existed separate from the acinar cells in certain boney fishes and in conjunction with Fraser, extracts of the principal islet cells were tried both on animals and on the human.

    Frederick G. Banting - Nobel Lecture

  • The acinar cells were found to he actively proliferating in cords and clusters forming small lobules in some areas, and were in close association with newly formed functioning ducts.

    Frederick G. Banting - Nobel Lecture

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