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n. pl. ac·i·ni (-nī′)
One of the small saclike dilations composing a compound gland.

[Latin, berry.]

a·cin′ic (ə-sĭn′ĭk), ac′i·nous adj.
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Adj.1.acinic - pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland)acinic - pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland)
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while malignant tumours include mucoepidermoid carcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma, and acinic cell carcinoma etc.
Considerations include focal presentation of Sjogren syndrome, lymphoepithelial cysts, first branchial cleft cyst, Warthin's tumor, acinic cell carcinoma, mucoepidermoid carcinoma, salivary duct carcinoma, and metastatic thyroid papillary carcinoma.
Non-sebaceous lymphadenoma of the salivary gland with serous acinic cell differentiation, a first case report in the literature.
Ultrasound-guided biopsy was then performed, yielding a diagnosis of parotid acinic cell carcinoma.
Pleomorphic adenoma, low-grade mucoepidermoid carcinoma, acinic cell carcinoma, myoepithelial carcinoma low-grade cribriform cystadenocarcinoma, oncocytic carcinoma and salivary duct carcinoma.
(1) Intraosseous acinic cell carcinoma (ACC) is extremely rare and only 8 cases have been reported so far in English literature.
Both histopathological examination of the incisional biopsy and total surgical of the mass revealed acinic cell carcinoma of the minor salivary gland; however, they associated the lesion with orbital metastasis of PTC after the histopathological analysis showed the diagnosis of PTC from thyroidectomy specimen.
The accompanying malignant lesions reported in literature are acinic cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma [4].
Histology showed monomorphous cells with serous-type clear cell cytoplasm, hyperchromatic nuclei, and partially acinus cell-like growth pattern of the parotid gland resembling acinic cell carcinoma.
Other lesions described to show oncocytes include both benign and malignant tumours like oncocytic/oncocytoid variants of cystadenoma, myoepithelioma, acinic cell carcinoma, salivary duct carcinoma, and metastatic renal cell carcinoma [2].
Some of these lesions are primary laryngeal adenocarcinomas, metastatic adenocarcinoma, salivary glandular tumours like acinic cell carcinoma, mucoepidermoid carcinoma or adenoid cystic carcinoma of the larynx.