[ as-uh-nuhs ]
/ ˈæs ə nəs /
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consisting of acini.
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Also ac·i·nose [as-uh-nohs]. /ˈæs əˌnoʊs/.
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Example sentences from the Web for acinous
In structure the gland is usually acinous, resembling the salivary glands.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity|George. S. Huntington
Each is a simple acinous gland embedded in the body and lined with cells which secrete the saliva.The Flea|Harold Russell