hilar hilar


  • (adj) of or relating to or located near a hilum


  1. Truman recalls a colleague who told a patient: "You have an area of stringy shadows from your hilar region extending to the base, and I can hear a few crackles in your chest.
  2. Vice is hilar ious and virtue seems pretty earthy in Director Vittorio De Sica's sentimental account of how a Neapolitan harlot (Sophia Loren) fights and finally wins a lifelong .
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/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /