Pertaining to the acinus. SYN: acinic.

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ac·i·nar 'as-ə-nər, -.när adj of, relating to, or comprising an acinus <pancreatic \acinar cells>

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ac·i·nar (asґĭ-nər) pertaining to or affecting one or more acini.

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