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n. pl. hi·la (-lə)
a. The scar on a seed, such as a bean, indicating the point of attachment to the funiculus.
b. The nucleus of a starch grain.
2. The area through which ducts, nerves, or blood vessels enter and leave a gland or organ.

[Latin hīlum, trifle.]

hi′lar (-lər) adj.
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Adj.1.hilar - of or relating to or located near a hilum
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He had been attending our clinic regularly and remained well, but on a visit 4 years later possible recurrence was considered--with hilar lymphadenopathy noted on his chest radiograph.
9 cm with enlarged mediastinal and left hilar lymph nodes and the patient consented to biopsy.
12) Their patient had vocal fold paralysis and left hilar lung cancer that had been treated with a left pneumonectomy.
In 1 patient, we attempted sliding clip renorrhaphy for deep hilar splenic tear, but it failed.
A CT scan of the chest revealed a confluent right hilar and mediastinal mass (Figure 1).
A CT scan of the chest with contrast showed diffuse bilateral confluent ground-glass opacities, septal line thickening with bilateral small pleural effusions, a mildly enlarged right atrium, mildly enlarged mediastinal and hilar lymphadenopathies, and a dilated pulmonary trunk (Figure 1).
Chest computed tomography scan showed right hilar lymphadenopathy and local plural thickening in posterior part of left hemithorax.
Honors include Medallion of Merit, John "Dusty" Rhodes LIFE Award, Distinguished Achievement, Exceptional Merit, Hilar, and RMA of the Year.
The roll-call of new slogans: Cwitch me (Welsh for "hug me"), alreet pet, hot wheels, take a selfie, tweet me, think pink, miracles happen, skype me, marry me, swipe right, 60yrs of love, yolo (txt speak for "you only live once"), selfie and totes hilar.
32 - self-expanding prosthesis for biliary strictures for the treatment of hilar.
A growing body of evidence has demonstrated the efficacy of EBUS-TBNA in the diagnosis and staging of lung cancer, as well as the diagnosis of benign causes of mediastinal and hilar lymphadenopathy.
Although gross examination of the hilar fat to assess the nodal status is performed routinely, it has not yet been determined whether this approach is adequate.