Calyx

The name for the outer protective covering of a flower

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calyx

[n] - (boany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud
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Calyx

The outer set of sterile, floral leaves; the green, clasping base of a flower.
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Calyx

The sepals collectively; the external floral envelope, usually consisting of layered, fleshy leaves and membranes.
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Calyx

Ca'lyx (kā'lĭks; 277) noun ; plural English Calyxes , Latin Calyces (kăl'ĭ*sēz). [ Latin calyx , -ycis , from Greek ka`lyx husk, shell, calyx, from the root of kaly`ptein to cover, conceal. Confer Chalice He...
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calyx

The sepals of one flower collectively. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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calyx

noun (botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green
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calyx

(ka´liks) pl. ca´lyces, ca´lices a cuplike organ or cavity. adj., calice´al., adj. Spelled also calix.
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Calyx

• (n.) A cuplike division of the pelvis of the kidney, which surrounds one or more of the renal papillae. • (n.) The covering of a flower. See Flower.
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calyx

(from the article `renal pelvis`) ...that is curved to one side, is almost completely enclosed in the deep indentation on the concave side of the kidney, the sinus. The large end of ... ...urine is produced, to the calyces, or cup-shaped cavities in which urine collects before it passes through the ureter to the bladder. The point of .....
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calyx

(from the article `flower`) ...flower parts are usually arrayed in whorls (or cycles) but may also be disposed spirally, especially if the axis is elongate. There are commonly ... The sepals (collectively called the calyx) most resemble leaves because of their generally green colour. From their base and along most of their ... ...and...
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calyx

calyx 1. The covering enclosing anything, a bud, cup of a flower, shell or a fruit. 2. The outermost part of a flower, enclosing the other floral parts during the bud stage. It consists of leaf-like sepals, which are normally green.
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calyx

Type: Term Pronunciation: kā′liks, kal′i-sēz Definitions: 1. A flower-shaped or funnel-shaped structure; specifically one of the branches or recesses of the pelvis of the kidney into which the orifices of the renal pyramids project. Synonyms: calix
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Calyx

The cuplike green portion of the flower connecting the petals to the stem. The outer protective covering of a flower, which folds back when open in segments called sepals.
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Calyx

The calyx is outer whorl of protective leaves around the base of the flowers.
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Calyx

(plural calyces) the outermost whorl of parts (sepals) that form a flower.
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Calyx

The calyx is outer whorl of protective leaves around the base of the flowers.
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Calyx

[fictional moon] he old Pacific Cinema at Buladelah, NSW, a classic example of an early small country town cinema. ...
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Calyx

[anatomy] Calyx is a term used in animal anatomy for some cuplike areas or structures. ==Etymology== Latin, from calyx (from Ancient Greek κάλυξ, case of a bud, husk`). ==Cnidarians== The spicules containing the basal portion of the upper tentacular part of the polyp of some soft corals (also called calice). ==Entoprocta== A body part ...
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calyx

The sepals of a flower, taken as a group. The calyx is usually green in color and protects the flower when it is in bud. When the flower opens, the calyx surrounds the carpels, petals, and stamens, and forms the outer whorl of the perianth.
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calyx

The outer ring of flower parts, or sepals.
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calyx

calyx (kā'liks) : see sepal.
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Calyx

In botany, the calyx is the outer floral envelope comprised of a number of individual sepals that protects the developing flower bud.
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calyx

Collective term for the sepals of a flower, forming the outermost whorl of the perianth. It surrounds the other flower parts and protects them while in bud. In some flowers, for example, the campions Silene, the sepals are fused along their sides, forming a tubular calyx
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