Hila



[hahy-luh m] /ˈhaɪ ləm/

noun, plural hila
[hahy-luh] /ˈhaɪ lə/ (Show IPA)
1.
Botany.

2.
Mycology. a mark or scar on a spore at the point of attachment to the spore-bearing structure.
3.
Anatomy. the region at which the vessels, nerves, etc., enter or emerge from a part.
/ˈhaɪləm/
noun (pl) -la (-lə)
1.
(botany)

2.
a deep fissure or depression on the surface of a bodily organ around the point of entrance or exit of vessels, nerves, or ducts
n.

Latin, literally “little thing, shred, trifle.” Related: Hilar.

hilum hi·lum (hī’ləm)
n. pl. hi·la (-lə)
A depression or slit-like opening through which nerves, ducts, or blood vessels enter and leave in an organ or a gland. Also called porta.
hi’lar (-lər) adj.
hilum
(hī’ləm)
Plural hila

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