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pillar

 [pil´er]
a supporting column, usually occurring in pairs.
p's of fauces folds of mucous membrane at the sides of the fauces.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pil·lar

(pil'ăr),
A structure or part having a resemblance to a column or pillar.
[L. pila]
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pil·lar

(pil'ăr)
A structure or part having a resemblance to a column or pillar.
[L. pila]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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