Online Encyclopedia

ACINUS (Lat. for a berry)

Online Encyclopedia
Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 148 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
Spread the word: it!
ACINUS (Lat. for a berry), a term in botany applied to such fruits as the blackberry or raspberry, composed of small seed-like berries, and also to those berries themselves, or to grape-stones. By analogy, acinus is applied in anatomy to similar granules or glands, or lobules of a gland.
End of Article: ACINUS (Lat. for a berry)
ACINETA (so named by C. G. Ehrenberg)

Additional information and Comments

There are no comments yet for this article.
» Add information or comments to this article.
Please link directly to this article:
Highlight the code below, right click and select "copy." Paste it into a website, email, or other HTML document.