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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It was concluded that hilum is preferentially located in the center of granule for first and second sources.
Independent of the genotypes at I locus, the dominant T allele completely suppressed the development of low temperature-induced pigmentation around the hilum region and partly suppressed seed coat cracking.
The right renal vein is usually a single vessel, formed near the hilum in front of the renal artery (Testut & Latarjet).
In one kidney (right) the upper renal artery (L1 level) passed posterior to IVC to enter through upper part of hilum, while the lower renal artery (L3 level) crossed anterior to IVC, right pelvi-uretric junction and entered through lower part of hilum.
In addition, the renal artery velocity at the hilum declined to 56 cm/s (Fig.10).
In our case, the right submandibular sialolith was located at the hilum of the gland, and it extended toward the oral cavity.
Our routine practice is to use the harmonic scalpel for dissection and Endo-GIA for the splenic hilum for proper haemostasis.
In addition to genes T and I, there is genetic variation in the tolerance to pigmentation among cultivars with yellow hilum (I) and gray pubescence (t).
In this study, round shape and intranodal necrosis was seen in metastases whereas echogenic hilum and calcification was not seen in metastases.
A capsulotomy was performed and the plane between the renal capsule and parenchyma developed by finger dissection until the hilum was identified.
It has purple flowers, gray pubescence, brown pods, yellow seed coat, and imperfect black hilum. LG94-1128 is resistant to race 7 of P.
Divisions of splenic artery enclosed splenic vein before entering into hilum. Spleen weighed 180 mg.