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acinous

[′as·ə‚nəs]
(biology)
Of or pertaining to acini.
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Ovary acinous, deeply multilobed, with about 12 lobes, median, pre-testicular, wider than long, anterior to midbody, measuring 0.32-0.37 x 0.56-0.65 mm, at level of 2.07-2.30 mm from anterior extremity.
Ovary acinous, multilobed with about 10 lobes, median, pre-testicular, wider than long, well anterior to midbody, 0.34-0.43 x 0.56-0.98 mm, at 1.89-2.32 mm from anterior extremity.
It is characterized by the replacement of the normal acinous cells of the lobules by malignant "ductal" cells similar to those present in the adjacent malignant ducts.