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Pronunciation: kă-lik′yū-lŭs, lī

Definition: 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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