calyculus

noun

ca·​lyc·​u·​lus kə-ˈlik-yə-ləs How to pronounce calyculus (audio)
plural calyculi -ˌlī, -ˌlē How to pronounce calyculus (audio)
: a small cup-shaped structure (as a taste bud)

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“Calyculus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/calyculus. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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