hilus

Definitions of hilus
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n (anatomy) a depression or fissure where vessels or nerves or ducts enter a bodily organ

“the hilus of the kidney”
Synonyms:
hilum
Type of:
fissure
(anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes

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