calyciform

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ca·lyc·i·form

(kă-lis'i-fōrm),
Shaped lika a cup or goblet.
Synonym(s): caliciform

calyciform

(kă-lĭs′ĭ-form) [Gr. kalyx, cup of a flower, + L. forma, shape]
Cup-shaped.
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In fact, in patients with VKC, there is an increase in the number of conjunctival goblet cells; following the use of antihistamines and anti-inflammatory topical drugs with VKC, there is a reduction in the number of conjunctival caliciform cells to normal values [9-11].
(14) Spermatheca: without caliciform seminal receptacle = 0, with caliciform seminal receptacle = 1 (see figs.
The cell elements predominating in this epithelium are the ciliated columnar cells and the caliciform cells.
As Marfoe notes, the small village revealed here (and, one might add, in Period V also) confounds expectations of an economically or socially homogeneous community, with its ordered spatial organization, relatively imposing entryway, and apparent ceramic specialization.[1] Interestingly, the ceramic assemblage of this period includes many more connections with western Syria than the preceding period (e.g., "caliciform" goblets make their first appearance).