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Related to hilar: hilar lymphadenopathy, hilar lymph nodes

hi·lar

(hī'lăr),
Pertaining to a hilum.

hilar

[hī′lär]
Etymology: L, hilum, a trifle
pertaining to a hilum.

hi·lar

(hī'lăr)
Pertaining to a hilum.

hilum

(hi'lum) ('la) plural.hila [L. hilum, a little thing, trifle]
1. A depression or recess at the exit or entrance of a duct into a gland or of nerves and vessels into an organ.
2. The root of the lungs at the level of the fourth and fifth dorsal vertebrae. The hilum, on the medial side of each lung, is where the main bronchus, pulmonary arteries, bronchial arteries, and nerves enter the lung and where the pulmonary veins, bronchial veins, and lymphatic vessels leave the lung. Synonym: hilushilar (hi'lar), adjective

glomerular hilum

The vascular pole of the glomerulus of the kidney.
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All microscopic LNs, both hilar and nonhilar, were negative for metastases.
The characteristic findings include hilar and mediastinal lymphadenopathy, multiple parenchymal nodules (1 - 10 mm in size), bronchial wall thickening with beading and irregularity of the bronchovascular bundles and sub-pleural space (Fig.
Contributions of the different lymph node groups to each of the zonal groups on the lateral CXR (taking only true positives into account) show a predominant contribution to the retrocarinal zone from azygooesophageal nodes, subcarinal zone from subcarinal nodes, and the precarinal zone from right hilar and subcarinal nodes.
We, the museum, started work in 2006 in order to open EcayE[micro]nE- and Hilar to tourists.
These mediastinal adenopathies were accompanied by hilar bilateral adenopathies reaching 2 cm on the left and 3 cm on the right, with sub-carinal adenopathies of 2.
The white out could indicate the development of acute lung injury or acute respiratory distress syndrome but the elevated CVP along with the hypotension and increase hilar markings is highly indicative of cardiogenic pulmonary edema secondary to CHF.
S U P P O RT - From left, R a i n b ow Training manager Hilar y Farrow, Wentwor th G ra n g e managing director Phyllis Lee, Anamar ia G h i l e, Melanie Ja ck s o n , t ra i n i n g manager Lynne M c G r ow t h e r and Cosmina S z a k a c s.
Malignant primary pulmonary paraganglioma with hilar metastasis [letter].
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A chest radiograph showed hilar lymphadenopathy with left lower lobe opacification, and a single large cavity in the same region (Fig.
CT/positronemission tomography later that month showed uptake in the left and right neck, the thyroid, the superior and anterior mediastinum, the pulmonary hilar and subcarinal regions, and the lungs; the largest pulmonary nodule in the right lower lobe measured 1.