among tiny saclike dilations composing a compound gland.
among the small grains or drupelets which can make up some kinds of good fresh fruit, while the blackberry, raspberry, etc.
among the granular masses which constitute a racemose or chemical gland, whilst the pancreas; also, among saccular recesses in the lobules of a racemose gland. - Richard Quain.
one of several tiny grains or drupelets which will make up some kinds of fruit, once the blackberry, raspberry, etc.
One of the granular masses which constitute a racemose or compound gland, whilst the pancreas; in addition, one of several saccular recesses inside lobules of a racemose gland.
In botany: among small drupelets or fruits of an aggregate baccate fruit, as the blackberry, etc., and/or included stone or seed. See cut under Rubus. A grape-stone.
In structure: previously, the smallest lobule of a gland, Now, typically, the littlest saccular subdivision of an acinose gland, several of which subdivisions make up a lobule. Also called alveolus. A lobule of liver.
among the small sacs or saclike dilations in a compound gland
the little drupes making-up an aggregate or several good fresh fruit like a blackberry