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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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1), es la gran tejedora, la tejedora preeminente, la tejedora ancestral y originaria que, como toda gran tejedora, sabe hilar de igual manera.
Although elevated IgG4 levels have certain values in differentiating IAC from hilar cholangiocarcinoma, some problems still exist.
The current study indicated that the absence of a stylet does not impair specimen quality or diagnostic efficiency in EBUS-TBNA sampling of mediastinal or hilar lymph nodes, as previously reported for similar endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration procedures (14-16).
Of the 7 patients with pure seminoma and spermatic cord LVI, 5 (71%) had rete testis invasion, 3 (43%) had involvement of the hilar soft tissues, and 2 (29%) had LVI present at the spermatic cord margin.
Intranodal cystic necroses, displaced hilar vascularity, adjacent soft tissue edema and matting and are common features in TB.
Differential diagnosis includes widespread metastatic disease, lung primary was considered due to hilar lymphadenopathy; primary peritoneal carcinomatosis; tuberculosis; and atypical or fungal infection, such as coccidioidomycosis (in endemic areas).
This case report highlights broncholith-associated actinomyces pneumonia as a potential rare complication of a calcified hilar lymph node diagnosed with classical imaging and bronchoscopic findings.
We also identified that patients with bile peritonitis and complex hilar injury also had a greater risk for developing late biliary stricture.
Variations of the testicular artery should be kept in mind to prevent acute hemorrhage resulting from their injury in renal hilar dissections and retroperitoneal surgical explorations.
A chest radiograph demonstrated a mass in the right pulmonary hilar region (Figure 1(a)).
95, narrowly ellipsoid to lacrymiform, golden-yellow in mass under the microscope, hilar appendix prominent and curved, profile echinulate, ornamented with randomly scattered, acutely tipped spines 0.