Medical Dictionary


noun ca·lyx
plural ca·lyx·es or ca·ly·ces \ˈkā-lə-ˌsēz also ˈkal-ə-\ also ca·li·ces

Medical Definition of CALYX

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

Variants of CALYX

ca·lyx also ca·lix \ˈkā-liks also ˈkal-iks\

Illustration of CALYX


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