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aciniform

[uh-sin-uh-fawrm]
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adjective
  1. clustered like grapes.
  2. acinous.
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Origin of aciniform

First recorded in 1840–50; acin(us) + -i- + -form
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Related Words for aciniform

aciniform, botryose, racemose

Examples from the Web for aciniform

Historical Examples of aciniform

  • Aciniform, a-sin′i-form, adj. in clusters like grapes, or having the form of grapes.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

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British Dictionary definitions for aciniform

aciniform

adjective
  1. shaped like a bunch of grapes
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Word Origin for aciniform

C19: from New Latin aciniformis; see acinus
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aciniform in Medicine

aciniform

(ə-sĭnə-fôrm′)
adj.
  1. Acinar.
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