hilum


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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.
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Therefore, to predict RFL following LPN, the present study aimed to modify the C index to quantify the distance between the renal hilum and the renal tumour, termed the modified C index (m-CI), and to validate the accuracy and superiority of the m-CI.
An echogenic hilum indicates benign nature, while malignant LNs do not show echogenic hilum.
With regards to location of stone, 27 (47%) were found in proximal part of duct, 26 stones (45%) were found in distal part of duct while in one patient 2 stones were found, 1 in hilum and another near opening of the duct.
Features such as roundness index, absence of hilum, and vascular pattern demonstrated sensitivities of 91%, 86%, and 86% and positive predictive values (PPVs) of 71%, 73%, and 86%, respectively.
Hilum of the kidney was facing little anteriorly in its upper part which could be due to mal rotation of kidney during development.
The researchers first found that cells in the hilum region express a known marker for stem cells, called ALDH1.
La Tabla 1 muestra claras diferencias entre las semillas de las especies de Nicotiana estudiadas en el conjunto de los rasgos cualitativos analizados, por ejemplo, forma y volumen de la semilla, patron de ornamentacion dado por las celulas epidermicas en zonas cercanas y lejanas del hilum, y tipo y ubicacion del hilum.
Lersten and Gunn (1981) investigated not only the seed coat but also the hilum and lens morphologies of 100 species belonging to the 4 genera in the tribes of Vicieae.
7 mm de ancho), de forma eliptica, asi como una testa foveolada muy hundida y ligeramente reticulada, ademas de un hilum de mayor longitud (52 [my]m), en comparacion con las otras especies (ver Cuadro 1).
Felson described the hilum overlay sign as the visualisation, on a frontal X-ray, of the first bifurcation of either the left or right pulmonary artery more than 1 cm medial to the lateral edge of the cardiac shadow.
In view of 518, it seems most natural to take hilum as the accusative object of detrahere (modified by prosum, 'a very little amount') and to emend aliquid accordingly.