acinose


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Adj.1.Acinose - pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland)acinose - pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland)
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Among the Doryctinae, the genus Heredius is distinguished by the coriaceous or acinose frons and vertex (Marsh, 2002).
Head: face mostly acinose with central area slightly swollen and rugose; frons acinose and carinate near toruli, vertex and temple acinose (Figure 2); oral opening small, diameter about 0.