Definition of acinar in English:



  • See acinus

    • ‘It also acts on acinar receptors to inhibit their secretions.’
    • ‘However, the extent to which such results are applicable to acinar cells is not clear.’
    • ‘The granulomatous process exclusively affected the small airways in an acinar distribution.’
    • ‘What collagen is present is usually found associated with the acinar pattern.’
    • ‘Secondary atrophy of the pancreatic acinar tissue also occurs.’