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calyx

noun ca·lyx

Medical Definition of calyx

plural calyxes or calyces \ˈkā-lə-ˌsēz also ˈkal-ə-\play also calices

  1. :  a cuplike division of the renal pelvis surrounding one or more renal papillae



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Variants of calyx

also calix \ˈkā-liks also ˈkal-iks\play play

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