hilum

(redirected from hila)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to hila: Hillary Clinton

hilum

1. Botany
a. a scar on the surface of a seed marking its point of attachment to the seed stalk (funicle)
b. the nucleus of a starch grain
2. Anatomy a deep fissure or depression on the surface of a bodily organ around the point of entrance or exit of vessels, nerves, or ducts

hilum

[′hī·ləm]
(anatomy)
(botany)
Scar on a seed marking the point of detachment from the funiculus.
References in periodicals archive ?
Gracias a su definicion se pudo determinarlas principales razones del intento de suicidio, asi mismo, fue posible la creacion de la primera base de datos sobre este fenomeno en el HILA, para su posterior analisis e interpretacion estadistica.
Validation of a PCR for diagnosis of typhoid fever and salmonellosis by amplification of the hilA gene in clinical samples from Colombian patients.
Over time, they developed strong social bonds with the villages of Hila and Kaitetu.
It receives a thrilling edge-of-your-seat performance by Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus with soprano Hila Plitmann.
Seeds are yellow with yellow hila and dull seed coat luster.
Hila Plitmann is marvelous as Sharon, a youthful soprano whose lack of understanding of the work she is performing gives rise to vicious ridicule by Callas.
972-2-624-2714), where authentic kosher Mediterranean cuisine is served in the private home of proprietor Hila Solomon and cocktails may be consumed on a patio overlooking the Old City.
Ward, of Middlesex, ranked eighth in Britain, overcame fourth-ranked Lucie Ahl, of Exeter, 6-2, 6-2 and second seed Woodroffe, of Surrey, crushed Israel's Hila Rosen 6-4, 6-2.
To receive future Wavion press releases and news please contact: Hila Nagel, Wavion Ltd.
Hila is the featured soloist in the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra's (PPO) matinee concert on June 11, 4 p.
a financial solutions systems provider, has said that it has appointed Hila Sanders as managing director and head of account management.