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hilus


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hilus  \Hi"lus\,  n.  [NL.]  (Anat.) 
  Same  as  {Hilum},  2. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hilus 
  n  :  (anatomy)  a  depression  or  fissure  where  vessels  or  nerves  or 
  ducts  enter  an  organ:  "the  hilum  of  the  kidney";  "hilum 
  of  the  lung"  [syn:  {hilum}] 




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