Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to hilum: Hilum of kidney, Hilum of lung
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for hilum

(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

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
In Japan, cultivars with brown and yellow hilum generally have tawny and gray pubescence, respectively.
The IRRV emerges from the lower extremity of the hilum, just behind the inferior segmental artery.
In 8 kidneys (75%), both renal artery entered through the hilum, one usually in normal position.
At the hilum, there was also reversal of blood flow during diastole.
(4) Submandibular stones at the hilum of the gland can become very large before they become symptomatic.
The linear stapler (Endo-GIA II, Surgical Norwalk, Conn., USA) is currently used for en bloc transection of the splenic pedicle, which requires accurate hilar dissection, skeletonisation of the vascular bed and application as close as possible to the spleen (within 1 cm from the splenic hilum).
To clarify the genetic basis of varietal differences in chilling tolerance, Takahashi and Asanuma (1996) and Takahashi (1997) evaluated the roles of gene T (responsible for pubescence and hilum color) and gene I (responsible for distribution of seed coat color) using near-isogenic lines (NILs) for the two loci.
and concluded that oval shape and echogenic hilum are seen in benign lesions and presence of calcification and intranodal necrosis indicate metastases.
The renal capsule is often adherent to the abdominal wall and the renal hilum is usually difficult to identify.
LG92-4208 has predominately black hilum color but some brown and yellow hilum colors do occur.
(7,9) Submandibular stones close to the hilum of the gland tend to become large before they become symptomatic.
The artery divided into two branches before it entered in the hilum of spleen.
It was released because of its high yield, yellow hilum and higher protein compared to other public cultivars of similar maturity.
[5] They found that a ratio of longitudinal diameter to transverse diameter (LT ratio) of less than 2-to-1 in the absence of a hilum is an indication of malignant lymphadenopathy.