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 [hi´lum] (pl. hi´la) (L.)
a depression or pit at the part of an organ where vessels and nerves enter.


Incorrect form of hilum.
[an Eng. variant of L. hilum]


/hi·lus/ (hi´lus) pl. hi´li   [L.] hilum.


, pl. hila (hī'lŭm, -lă) [TA]
1. The part of an organ where the nerves and vessels enter and leave.
Synonym(s): porta (1) .
2. A depression or slit resembling the hilum in the olivary nucleus of the brain.

hilus (hī´lus),

n an indentation appearing on an organ or other internal structure, such as a lymph node, at the point where nerves and vessels enter. Also called hilum.


pl. hili [L.] a depression or pit on an organ, giving entrance and exit to vessels and nerves, e.g. the hilus of the kidney, lung, ovary, spleen.
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With an incredible mix of shows and activities spread across four days during Eid Al Adha, the 'Eid Fiesta' at Hili Mall promises world-class entertainment to all its visitors.
Without formally offering, Jhid became my guide to Hili and the art of smuggling sarees.
Mary, 57, met Hili in the USA after her first husband died in a road smash and they wed in 1987.
Experts hope that the findings will support evidence that point to Hili 8 being one of the earliest places in the UAE in which an agricultural-based society formed, as opposed to the early pastoral nomadic existence of previous inhabitants.
The opening was attended by Sultan Rashid Al Dhaheri, owner of Hili Mall; Yusuffali MA, chairman of Lulu Group; Saeed Sultan Al Dhaheri, CEO of Hili Mall; and Hany Abd El-Hamid, deputy general manager of Hili Mall, along with a number of senior officials from Lulu Group International and a number of dignitaries and guests from different communities in Al Ain.
Located in Al Ain's Hili Mall, the 70,000sqft hypermarket will feature a complete retail offering including groceries, home appliances, electronics, IT products, stationery, sports and ancillary services.
Meanwhile, expatriates living in the GCC countries who wish to cross into the UAE through the Hili border post have to pay Dh35 for stamping of visas on their passports while exiting the UAE border.
The participation comes as part of an invitation by Egypt and based on Arab League norms, Hili said, adding that all observers from the League will not be of Egyptian nationality due to election being held in Egypt.
The new 'Hili Rayhaan by Rotana Hotel' is being developed as part of Wahat Hili Project, Al Ain's modern and unique retail and hospitality complex located in Hili district.
The Hili Rayhn by Rotana Hotel is slated to open in first quarter of 2013, as part of Wahat Hili Project, Al Ain's retail and hospitality complex located in Hili district.
While other cylinder seals from the Early Bronze Age have been found in the UAE, at Hili, near Al Ain, and at Al Sufouh, in Dubai, for example, these are from the slightly later Umm Al Nar period, which lasted from around 2,500 BC to 2,000 BC, making the Medinat Zayed find of special importance as the first of its kind.
Ali Hili, 33, a gay Iraqi who fled to the United Kingdom in 2002, is the founder of a London-based group of gay Iraqi exiles.