Definition of hilar in English:

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hilar

Pronunciation: /ˈhīlər/

adjective

Anatomy & Botany
Relating to a hilus or hilum.
Example sentences
  • Radiologic investigations revealed a 5-cm right lung mass with enlarged hilar and mediastinal lymph nodes.
  • Neither the hilar structures nor the renal pelvis were involved.
  • The chest x-ray showed no demonstrable superior mediastinal widening, hilar mass, lung mass or pleural effusion.

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Syllabification: hi·lar

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