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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.
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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]
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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.
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calyx

A cup-shaped portion of the renal pelvis that encircles a renal papilla and is lined by urothelium.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

calyx

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