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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9, 27); ALS short, apex with 2 major ampullate gland spigots (MAP) and 41-55 piriform gland spigots (PI); PMS small, with 2 minor ampullate gland spigots (mAP), 2 aciniform gland spigots (AC), and 1-3 cylindrical gland spigots (CY); PLS second segment short, with approximately 6-17 aciniform gland spigots, and 2 cylindrical gland spigots (Figs.
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.
1995) in their cladistic studies separate Araneidae from other araneoid families including Tetragnathidae by loss of the aciniform brush of the posterior median spinnerets, the peripheral position of the spigot of the cylindrical gland on the posterior lateral spinnerets and the use of the inner leg tap of the first leg used to determine the next point of attachment of the viscid web spiral.
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.