aciniform


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aciniform

[ə′sin·ə‚fȯrm]
(zoology)
Shaped like a berry or a bunch of grapes.
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Considering aciniform gland content as one of the regulating factors of stabilimentum size can help interpret the observed results.
The aciniform decoration silk is also used for immobilizing prey (Peters 1993; Tso 2004).
Abbreviations: AC = aciniform spigots; ALE = anterior lateral eyes; ALS = anterior lateral spinneret; AME = anterior median eyes; CY = cylindrical spigots; mAP = minor ampullate spigots; MAP = major ampullate spigots; PI = piriform spigots; PLE = posterior lateral eyes; PLS = posterior lateral spinneret; PME = posterior median eyes; PMS = posterior median spinneret.
146) light, with numerous aciniform glands spigots (AC).
9, 10); AMS conical and short with pair of minor ampullate gland spigots, 2-4 cylindrical gland spigots and 20-25 aciniform gland spigots (Fig.
Posterior median spinnerets with an extensive aciniform spigot field.