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acinar

[′as·ə·nər]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to an acinus.
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It displays arrangement of oncocytes in acinar, trabecular or nodular patterns also clear cells can be part of it.
Pancreatic acinar metaplasia was significantly associated with chronic carditis (66 of 70 versus 309 of 373, P = .01), patient age younger than 51 years (35 of 71 versus 105 of 373, P < .001), chronic PPI use (40 of 71 versus 137 of 352, P = .008), and chronic NSAID use (19 of 69 versus 34 of 347, P < .001).
To function as a mature gland, it needs to be hollowed out to transfer saliva from acinar cells to the oral cavity.
The world health organization (WHO) described ACC as a malignant epithelial neoplasm of the salivary glands in which at least few neoplastic cells show serous acinar cell differentiation characterized by cytoplasmic zymogen secretory granules.
It has been reported in the same study that incubation of the acinar cell line AR42J with LPS resulted in the apoptosis of these cells and in the increased mRNA signals for pancreatitis-associated protein (PAP) and for proinflammatory cytokines [21].
On the contrary, the type and complexity of the acinar airway yield unique features of airflow and particle transport patterns.
It is however essential to remember that distal acinar emphysema is not a distinguishing feature of MFS and may be seen in other disease processes, notably in tall, thin males with SP.
Oxygen free radicals generated during acute pancreatitis not only cause pancreatitis acinar cell damage but also contribute to the pancreatic damage [26, 27].
Differential diagnosis of solid pseudo-papillary tumor of pancreas includes pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, pancreatoblastoma, acinar cell carcinoma and pancreatic pseudocyst3,18.
In the normal state these enzymes are synthesized in pancreatic acinar cells as inactive pro-enzymes (such as trypsinogen) and are maintained in this state until activated by enterokinase upon entry into the gut lumen.
The goal of the Moffitt clinical trial was to evaluate if a one-year intervention with green tea catechins could suppress prostate cancer development in men who had high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia or atypical small acinar proliferation.