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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Phone:617-632-7753

An acinus (adjective: acinar, plural acini) refers to the berry-shaped termination of an exocrine gland, where the secretion is produced.

They are found in many organs, including:

Mucous acini usually stain pale, while serous acini usually stain dark.

The term "acinus" is considered synonymous with alveolus by some sources, but not all.

human acinar cells

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