acinar cell


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ac·i·nar cell

any secreting cell lining an acinus, applied especially to the cells of the pancreas that furnish pancreatic enzymes, to distinguish them from the cells of ducts and the pancreatic islets of Langerhans.
Synonym(s): acinous cell

ac·i·nar cell

(as'i-năr sel)
Any secreting cell lining an acinus, especially applied to the cells of the pancreas that furnish pancreatic juice and enzymes to distinguish them from the cells of ducts and the islets of Langerhans.
Synonym(s): acinous cell.

acinar cell

A cell present in the acinus of an acinous gland, e.g., of the pancreas.
See also: cell
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(12) These results strongly suggest NOD1 must be expressed in nonhematopoietic cells, most likely pancreatic acinar cells, to support pancreatitis development.
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Nobuyoshi Hiraoka at the National Cancer Center Research Institute for advice on diagnosis and for assisting with the immunostaining test for the diagnosis of acinar cell carcinoma.
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(8) Other differentials include pancreatoblastoma and acinar cell carcinoma which can be distinguished by their clinical and morphoimmunophenotypic characteristics.
Dad-of-three Peter was diagnosed with rare Acinar cell cancer (ACC) after suffering a severe stomach ache and within weeks underwent major surgery to have his spleen and the tumour in his pancreas removed.
But it was only then that the full severity of his illness became clear, when experts discovered his tumour was an extremely rare form of cancer called Acinar cell cancer (ACC), with between only 10 and 25 cases being diagnosed in the UK each year.