acinus: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (as'u-nus), [key]
— pl. -ni
  1. one of the small drupelets or berries of an aggregate, baccate fruit, as the blackberry.
  2. a berry, as a grape or currant.
    1. a minute rounded lobule.
    2. the smallest secreting portion of a gland.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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