aciniform

[uh-sin-uh-fawrm]

adjective

clustered like grapes.

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Origin of aciniform

First recorded in 1840–50; acin(us) + -i- + -form
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British Dictionary definitions for aciniform

aciniform

adjective

shaped like a bunch of grapes

Word Origin for aciniform

C19: from New Latin aciniformis; see acinus
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Medicine definitions for aciniform

aciniform

[ə-sĭnə-fôrm′]

adj.

Acinar.
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