aciniform


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aciniform

 [ah-sin´ĭ-form]
shaped like a cluster of grapes.

ac·i·nous

(as'i-nŭs),
Resembling an acinus or grape-shaped structure.
Synonym(s): aciniform, acinose

aciniform

/acin·i·form/ (ah-sin´ĭ-form) shaped like an acinus, or grape.

aciniform

[asin′ifôrm]
Etymology: L, acinus, grape; forma, shape
shaped like a cluster of grapes. The term refers particularly to glandular tissue.

ac·i·nous

(as'i-nŭs)
Resembling an acinus or grape-shaped structure.
Synonym(s): aciniform.

aciniform

grapelike.
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Apex of ALS with 2 major ampullate gland spigots (MAP) and approximately 44 piriform gland spigots (PI); PMS with 2 minor ampullate gland spigots (mAP), 2 aciniform gland spigots (AC), 2 cylindrical gland spigots (CY); PLS with approximately 6 aciniform gland spigots, and 2 cylindrical gland spigots (Figs.
Apex of ALS with 2 major ampullate gland spigots (MAP) and approximately 55 piriform gland spigots (PI); PMS with 2 minor ampullate gland spigots (mAP), 2 aciniform gland spigots (AC), and 2 cylindrical gland spigots (CY); PLS with approximately 10 aciniform gland spigots, and 2 cylindrical gland spigots (Figs.
26); posterior median spinnerets with minor ampullate, two aciniform gland spigots.
100 piriform spigots; PMS: 1 mAP with 4 fused paracribellar bases antero-ectally adjacent [5, 5, 2, 2 spigots respectively (2, 2 spigots basally fused only)]; 6 aciniform spigots (1 anterior, rest distributed); 6 cylindrical spigots; PLS: ca.
Spinnerets as in male; PMS conical, not compressed; ALS with 6 long spigots (4 piriforms and 2 larger major ampulates); PMS with 2 large cylindrical spigots, 1 smaller minor ampulate, and 3 small aciniforms; PLS with 2 cylindrical and 5-6 aciniform spigots (Figs.