Etymology: acinusLatin, acinus (grape, grapestone).
- (botany) One of the small grains or drupelets which make up some kinds of fruit, as the blackberry, raspberry, etc.
- (botany) A grapestone.
- (anatomy) One of the granular masses which constitute a racemose or compound gland, as the pancreas; also, one of the saccular recesses in the lobules of a racemose gland. - w:Richard Quain, Richard Quain.
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