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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In rats, TGF-[alpha] expression has been reported in all three major salivary glands and is found throughout the entire ductal system excluding the acinar cells (Wu et al., 1993).
Oncocytic lesions in salivary glands were found to be consisting of swollen granular cells in the ductal and acinar elements.
Pancreatic acinar metaplasia (PAM), also called pancreatic acinar cell metaplasia, is defined as the presence of islands of glandular tissue forming acini composed of cells with coarse apical eosinophilic granules, with or without mucous cells closely resembling exocrine pancreatic tissue.
The pathological changes of AP vary from acute edema and cellular infiltration to acinar cells necrosis, necrotic blood vessels hemorrhage, and intra- and extra-pancreatic fat necrosis and form a parenchymal inflammatory response to SIRS.
Alcohol causes initiation of acute inflammatory reaction in pancreas causing damage to pancreatic acinar (Round Shape like a graps), cells.
After undergoing a biopsy on December 1, 2016, it was discovered that Brian had a 4.5cm tumour with a rare cancer called acinar cell carcinoma (ACC).
The acinar cells of both human and rat parotid glands are purely serous and secrete saliva having a watery consistency.
Exocrine cells comprise of acinar cells which secrete enzymes.
CRAC channels are found on many cell types, including immune cells and pancreatic acinar cells, where aberrant activation of these channels is thought to play a key role in the pathobiology of acute pancreatitis.
No intraductal carcinoma with foamy gland features or invasive adenocarcinoma with foamy gland features or of usual acinar type was identified.
(4) Histologically, they show a uniform pattern of large cells with granular basophilic cytoplasm, often in an acinar arrangement.