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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.

pil·lar

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

pillar

/pil·lar/ (pil´er) a supporting column, usually occurring in pairs.
articular pillars  column-like structures formed by the articulation of the superior and inferior articular processes of the vertebrae.
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Articular pillar.
pillars of fauces  folds of mucous membrane at the sides of the fauces.

pil·lar

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

pillar

a supporting column.

p's of the fauces
folds of mucous membrane at the sides of the throat.
pillar reins
short reins attached to each side of a horse's headstall and fixed to a pillar on each side of the horse, the ties at 5 ft above the ground and the pillars 3 ft apart; method of restraint while grooming or saddling a horse.
ruminal pillar
fleshy ridges which circle the rumen dividing it into dorsal and ventral sacs; lesser coronary pillars demarcate the caudal sacs.
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