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(anatomy) a depression or fissure where vessels or nerves or ducts enter a bodily organ

the scar on certain seeds marking its point of attachment to the funicle

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The Pythagorean theorem was used to calculate the distance from the tumour centre to the renal hilum.
Markedly, hypoechoic echotexture, ill-defined margins and absence of hilum were observed in malignant LN.
Also in 4 cases stones were multiple, 3 patients had multiple stones located within the gland parenchyma, and while in one patient 2 stones were found in hilum and second near opening of the duct.
Our patient presented with a left lower quadrant allograft in the iliac fossa in which we would expect the hilum to be directed medially.
Roundness index (<2), ill-defined margins, absence of hilum, peripheral/mixed vascularity, RI > 0.
It gave an apical branch as extra hilar artery entering the superior pole and entered the hilum showing little arched course.
The researchers proved that stem cells from the hilum region were highly prone to ovarian carcinoma, using the most current genetic research techniques.
La situacion mas frecuente es la de celulas epidermicas elongadas de paredes simples cerca del hilum y celulas circulares a ovaladas con paredes con invaginaciones profundas, lejos de este.
Many of the seed identifications have recently been based upon morphological characteristics including seed size, general appearance, outer shape and hilum length etc.
7 mm de ancho, testa foveolada muy hundida, ligeramente reticulada, negra brillante, hilum de 52 [my]m de longitud, ventral a subbasal.
A chest X-ray (CXR) was performed, and the antero-posterior view demonstrated the hilum overlay sign.
The employment of hilum in 514 has often occasioned comment but has not to date led to a published emendation.
Se concluyo que el hilum se ubica centralmente en el granulo de las dos primeras fuentes; en la tercera se ubica excentricamente.
Her chest radiograph showed unsuspected dextroposition of the heart, diminished volumes of the right middle and lower lobes, and a scimitar-shaped shadow extending from the right hilum to the region of the inferior vena cava (a scimitar is a short sword with a curved blade originally used in Eastern countries) (Fig.
He was seen in an emergency service and chest radiograph indicated infiltration in the left inferior lobe, the right basal hilum, and right apex.