Definition of Hilum. Meaning of Hilum. Synonyms of Hilum

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Definition of Hilum

Hilum
Hilum Hi"lum, n. [L., a little thing, trifle.] 1. (Bot.) The eye of a bean or other seed; the mark or scar at the point of attachment of an ovule or seed to its base or support; -- called also hile. 2. (Anat.) The part of a gland, or similar organ, where the blood vessels and nerves enter; the hilus; as, the hilum of the kidney.

Meaning of Hilum from wikipedia

- Hilum may refer to: Hilum (anatomy), a part of an organ where structures such as blood vessels and nerves enter the body Hilum (botany), a scar on a seed...
- In human anatomy, the hilum (/ˈhaɪləm/; plural hila), sometimes formerly called a hilus (/ˈhaɪləs/; plural hili), is a depression or fissure where structures...
- and spleen (green) Near the middle of the spleen is a long fissure, the hilum, which is the point of attachment for the gastrosplenic ligament and the...
- the outer cortex and the inner medulla. These are rich with cells. The hilum is an indent on the concave surface of the lymph node where lymphatic vessels...
- The renal hilum (Latin: hilum renale) or renal pedicle is the hilum of the kidney, that is, its recessed central fissure where its vessels, nerves and...
- The root of the lung is located at the hilum of each lung, just above the middle of the mediastinal surface and behind the cardiac impression of the lung...
- In botany, a hilum (pronounced /ˈhaɪləm/) is a scar or mark left on a seed coat by the former attachment to the ovary wall or to the funiculus (which...
- The hilum overlay sign is an imaging appearance on chest radiographs in which the outline of the hilum can be seen at the level of a m**** or collection...
- the pulmonary circulation. Two main pulmonary veins emerge from each lung hilum, receiving blood from three or four bronchial veins apiece and draining...
- pointing away from the seed coat scar or hilum are cl****ified as antitropous, and those pointing towards the hilum are syntropous. If the radicle begins...
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