from The Century Dictionary.

  • Possessing both acini and tubules: said of certain glands.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective anatomy Having both acini and tubules


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  • They are small compound acinotubular glands consisting of a number of alveoli lined by short columnar epithelium and opening by a single duct on the inner surface of the intestine.

    XI. Splanchnology. 2g. The Small Intestine


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