HyperDic: hilus

English > 1 sense of the word hilus:
NOUNbodyhilus, hilum(anatomy) a depression or fissure where vessels or nerves or ducts enter a bodily organ
English > hilus: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaning(anatomy) a depression or fissure where vessels or nerves or ducts enter a bodily organ.
Example"the hilus of the kidney"
Synonymhilum
Categoryanatomy, general anatomyThe branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Broaderfissure(anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes
Spanishhilio
Catalanhil

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