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hilum of kidney
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hi·lum of kid·ney [TA]
the depression on the medial border of the kidney through which pass the segmental renal vessels and renal nerves and where the apex of the renal pelvis occurs.
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Probe was placed in right lumbar region and doppler gate was set in main branches of renal artery near the hilum of kidney
. Measurements were made at three sites in the kidney i.e.
At its origin it gave a slender branch which entered the hilum of kidney
. The lower artery at the lower pole was closely related to the ureter as it passed downwards from the pelvis.