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Synonyms for acinar

pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland)

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Ductal adenocarcinoma secretes less prostatic serum antigen (PSA) than acinar adenocarcinoma and it can appear occult on some magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sequences.
Reducing extracellular pH sensitizes the acinar cell to secretagogue-induced pancreatitis responses in rats.
Solid and cystic acinar cell tumor of the pancreas: a tumor in young women with favourable prognosis.
In additional experiments the group showed that the cytokine treatment had exerted its effects by "reprogramming" acinar cells-pancreatic cells that normally secrete digestive enzymes rather than insulin-and causing them to take on the properties of beta cells, including glucose sensing and insulin secretion.
The bioengineered germ developed into a mature gland through acinar formations with the myoepithelium and innervation.
For example, the islets of Langerhans, where the cells of the pancreas are produced, are far different from the acinar cells that make up the stomach.
Dad-of-three Peter was diagnosed with rare Acinar cell cancer (ACC) after suffering a severe stomach ache and within weeks underwent major surgery to have his spleen and the tumour in his pancreas removed.
But it was only then that the full severity of his illness became clear, when experts discovered his tumour was an extremely rare form of cancer called Acinar cell cancer (ACC), with between only 10 and 25 cases being diagnosed in the UK each year.
The initial phase is characterized by intra-pancreatic digestive enzyme activation and acinar cell injury The second phase of pancreatitis involves the activation, chemoattraction, and sequestration of leukocytes and macrophages in the pancreas, resulting in an enhanced intrapancreatic inflammatory reaction.
1985) reported that the extent to which synthesis of the total pancreatic protein was higher until a maximum of 90% than a control at 6 h and 12 h after secretin injection into the acinar cell of a rat.
Intracellular calcium diffusion are very common and have been reported in a large variety of cell types such as: cardiac Myocytes [1], neuron [2,14],astrocytes [3], hepatocytes [16], pancreatic acinar cells [10], Fibroblasts cell [13] etc.
The PROGENSA PCA3 assay should not be used for men with atypical small acinar proliferation (ASAP) on their most recent biopsy.
19] The histopathological features of the organs affected by IgG4-related systemic disease are similar, with characteristic findings including dense lymphoplasmacytic inflammation, sclerosis, periductal inflammation, acinar atrophy, inflammatory pseudotumors of the involved organ, and obliterative phlebitis.
Banting thought that ligating the pancreatic ducts of the source animal would allow the acinar cells to degenerate; otherwise, pancreatic enzymes might digest the anti-diabetic substance if it was present in the pancreatic extract.