hilar

adjective
hi·​lar | \ ˈhī-lər How to pronounce hilar (audio) \

Definition of hilar

: of, relating to, or located near a hilum

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The cause of death is sarcoidosis involving lungs, heart, spleen, hilar and mediastinal lymph nodes. The Editorial Board, WSJ, "Joseph Rago and a Disease Called Sarcoidosis," 12 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of hilar

circa 1859, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hilar was circa 1859

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hilar

adjective
hi·​lar | \ ˈhī-lər How to pronounce hilar (audio) \

Medical Definition of hilar

: of, relating to, affecting, or located near a hilum hilar lymph nodes of the lung

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