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, pl.


(kă-lik'yū-lŭs, lī),
A bud-shaped or cup-shaped structure, resembling the closed calyx of a flower.
Synonym(s): calycle, calyculus
[L. dim. from G. kalyx, the cup of a flower]
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n. pl. calycu·li (-lī′)
1. Biology A small cup-shaped structure.
2. Botany A group of small bracts that resembles a calyx.

ca·lyc′u·lar adj.
ca·lyc′u·late (-lĭt, lāt′) adj.
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