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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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The hilus of the kidney; the site of entry and exit of vessels and the ureter.
See also: porta
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