acinous gland n.
A gland in which the secretory unit has a grapelike shape and a very small lumen.
a suffix forming adjectives that correspond to nouns ending in the suffixes -acity, and -acy: audacious; fallacious . adjectival word-forming element meaning “given to, inclined to, abounding in,” from Latin -aci- (nominative -ax), noun ending used with verbal stems, + -ous.
acip Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices
the lover of Galatea, killed by Polyphemus out of jealousy. Historical Examples The part of Acis by Mr. Mountier, being the first time of his appearing in character on any stage. Dr. Arne and Rule, Britannia William Hayman Cummings Oh, I guess your meaning at last; you wish to tell me, Acis, that it is […]
a complex noun suffix meaning “quality of” or “abounding in the characteristic of,” appearing in loanwords from Latin: tenacity.