acinar


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ac·i·nar

 (ăs′ĭ-nər, -när′)
adj.
Of or relating to an acinus.

acinar

(əˈsɪnə)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to any of the terminal saclike portions of a compound gland
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Adj.1.acinar - pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland)acinar - pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland)
2.acinar - pertaining to the individual parts making up an aggregate fruit like a blackberryacinar - pertaining to the individual parts making up an aggregate fruit like a blackberry
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The mucous-producing neoplastic cells formed acinar structures containing swollen cells with abundant clear cytoplasm and round central nuclei, or nuclei displaced to the periphery (signet-ring cells).
The diagnosis of solid pseudopapillary tumors on trucut biopsies and excision biopsies poses a great difficulty for the pathologist, as due to their similarity with other endocrine and exocrine pancreatic tumors including pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, Pancreatoblastoma and acinar cell carcinomas.
108) Otherwise, only rare cases of pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma (including mixed acinar ductal carcinoma and mixed acinar neuroendocrine carcinoma) have been found to show albumin positivity.
The pathophysiology of acute pancreatitis is not obvious, although intracellular activation of the digestive enzymes in acinar cells is accepted as the starting point.
38) Finally, it should be noted that parenchymal cells such as hepatocytes (39) and pancreatic acinar cells express functional NOD1; (12-14) in the latter case, sensing of commensal organism-derived PGN by NOD1 mediates acute and chronic pancreatitis as discussed in greater detail below.
Histologically, the NHs were composed of the proliferation of mucussecreting acini with preservation of the normal duct to acinar relationship.
The goal of the Moffitt clinical trial was to evaluate if a one-year intervention with green tea catechins could suppress prostate cancer development in men who had high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia or atypical small acinar proliferation.
CM4620 inhibits the uncontrolled increase in intracellular calcium in pancreatic acinar cells, preventing inappropriate digestive enzyme activation, acinar cell dysfunction and death, or necrosis.
In some cases of mimickers of carcinoma, a diagnosis of suspicious of atypical small acinar proliferation, but not diagnostic of malignancy has to be given.
CLDN2 is an X-linked gene involved in tight junction permeability and is expressed by pancreatic acinar cells.