calx

noun
\ ˈkalks How to pronounce calx (audio) \
plural calxes or calces\ ˈkal-​ˌsēz How to pronounce calx (audio) \

Medical Definition of calx

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the crumbly residue left when a metal or mineral has been subjected to calcination or combustion especially : lime entry 1

calx

noun
plural calces

Medical Definition of calx (Entry 2 of 2)

: heel

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“Calx.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/calx. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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