Hilum

The scar on a seed which marks the point of its attachment to the pod or seed stalk.

Hilum

A hilum (adjective form: hilar; plural hila), formerly called a hilus, can refer to: ...
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Hilum

• (n.) The eye of a bean or other seed; the mark or scar at the point of attachment of an ovule or seed to its base or support; -- called also hile. • (n.) The part of a gland, or similar organ, where the blood vessels and nerves enter; the hilus; as, the hilum of the kidney.
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hilum

<plant biology> The scar on a seed coat at the place where it was attached to its stalk during development. ... (11 Jan 1998) ...
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hilum

(from the article `human cardiovascular system`) ...and gives up carbon dioxide, the oxygenated blood in veins is collected first into venules and then into progressively larger veins; it finally ... In the inner side of each lung, about two-thirds of the distance from its base to its apex, is the hilum, the point at which the bronchi, ...
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hilum

(from the article `seed and fruit`) The hilum of a liberated seed is a small scar marking its former place of attachment. The short ridge (raphe) that sometimes leads away from the ...
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hilum

(hi;lum) A concave or depressed area where vessels or nerves enter or exit an organ; also called hilus.
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hilum

(hi´lәm) pl. hi´la a depression or pit at the part of an organ where vessels and nerves enter.
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Hilum

[anatomy] In human anatomy, the hilum (formerly called a hilus) is a depression or fissure where structures such as blood vessels and nerves enter an organ. Examples include: ...
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Hilum

[biology] In botany, a hilum (pronounced m) is a scar or mark left on a seed coat by the former attachment to the ovary wall or to the funiculus (which in turn attaches to the ovary wall). On a bean seed, the hilum is called the `eye`. For some species of fungus, the hilum is the microscopic indentation left on a spore when it separates fro...
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Hilum

Hi'lum noun [ Latin , a little thing, trifle.] 1. (Botany) The eye of a bean or other seed; the mark or scar at the point of attachment of an ovule or seed to its base or support; -- called also hile . 2. (Anat.) The part of a gland, or similar organ, where the blood...
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Hilum

a scar on a seed indicating its point of attachment
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Hilum

a scar on a seed indicating its point of attachment
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Hilum

In the seed, the scar or mark indicating the point of attachment.
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hilum

Latin = the point of attachment of a seed, hence the part of an organ where the vessels and nerves are attached; adjective - hilar.
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hilum

the scar on a seed coat where it separates from its stalk (funicle).
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hilum

Type: Term Pronunciation: hī′lŭm, hī′lă Definitions: 1. The part of an organ where the nerves and vessels enter and leave. 2. A depression or slit resembling the hilum in the olivary nucleus of the brain. Synonyms: porta1
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hilum

[n] - the scar on certain seeds marking its point of attachment to the funicle
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