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calix

 [ka´liks] (pl. ca´lices) (L.)
a cuplike organ or cavity. adj., adj calice´al.
renal calix the subdivision of the renal pelvis that encloses a renal pyramid.

ca·lyx

, pl.

ca·ly·ces

(kā'liks, kal'i-sēz), [TA]
A flower-shaped or funnel-shaped structure; specifically one of the branches or recesses of the pelvis of the kidney into which the orifices of the renal pyramids project.
Synonym(s): calix [TA]
[G. cup of a flower]

calyx

/ca·lyx/ (ka´liks) pl. ca´lyces   a cup-shaped organ or cavity, e.g., one of the recesses of the pelvis of the kidney which enclose the pyramids.calice´al

calyx

(kā′lĭks, kăl′ĭks)
n. pl. calyces (kā′lĭ-sēz′, kăl′ĭ-)
1. A flower-shaped or funnel-shaped structure.
2. Any of the branches or recesses of the pelvis of the kidney into which the orifices of the malpighian renal pyramids project.

calyx

[kā′liks] pl. calyces [kal′isēz] calyxes
Etymology: Gk, kalyx, shell
1 a cup-shaped structure within an organ.
2 a renal calyx.
3 the wall of an ovarian follicle after expulsion of the ovum at ovulation.

calyx

A cup-shaped portion of the renal pelvis that encircles a renal papilla and is lined by urothelium.

ca·lyx

, pl. calyces (kā'liks, -li-sēz) [TA]
A flower-shaped or funnel-shaped structure; specifically one of the branches or recesses of the pelvis of the kidney into which the orifices of the malpighian renal pyramids project.
Synonym(s): calix.
[G. cup of a flower]

calyx

the group of SEPALS which usually form a whorl at the base of a flower.

calyx

calix.

major calyx
a fusion of minor calyxes.
minor calyx
the cup-shaped dilation of the intrarenal ureter; the space into which a single papilla of a multiple-lobed kidney protrudes.
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Rigid nephroscopy revealed a large stone burden in the renal pelvis that extended into interpolar and lower pole calyces.
The fresh calyces are also made into jellies and jams.
The areas under the curves of the stone size and the number of involved calyces were compared with the area under the curve of the S.
Toxicological investigation of aqueous-methanolic extract of the calyces of Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
During a live international telecast of advanced ureteroscopy, Flex-X demonstrated superior performance in several important categories, including ease of entry to the lower pole calyces and navigation of the entire renal collecting system.
score was no more accurate than using preoperative stone size or number of involved calyces.
The mechanism for producing hematuria is thought to be due to increased left renal vein pressure, resulting in small venous ruptures into the collecting system or between dilated venous sinuses and adjacent renal calyces.
The calyces are utilized in producing drinks, jellies, sauces, chutneys, wines, preserves [1].
Development of the human kidney as shown by microdissection, II: renal pelvis, calyces and papillae.
Anthocyanins and proanthocyanidins compounds, detected in abundance in the aqueous infusion of the Hibiscus calyces, could be the bioactive compounds responsible for lowering the blood pressure based on earlier studies which proved the antihypertensive effects of anthocyanins through the inhibition of angiotensine II converting enzyme and hence a vasodilatation effect (Jonadet et al.
The purple seed calyces pop open to reveal three glistening orange berries, usually with bright pink autumnal foliage.