- acinar carcinoma
- acinic cell carcinoma, acinous carcinoma a slow-growing malignant tumor characterized by acinic cells arranged in small glandlike structures, usually occurring in the pancreas or salivary glands, particularly in females. Called also acinar, acinic cell, or acinous adenocarcinoma and acinar cell or acinic cell tumor.
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