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acinous

[as-uh-nuh s] /ˈæs ə nəs/
adjective
1.
consisting of acini.
Also, acinose
[as-uh-nohs] /ˈæs əˌnoʊs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of acinous
1870-1875
From the Latin word acinōsus, dating back to 1870-75. See acinus, -ous
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