calices


calices

< /ˈkæl ɪˌsiz/.

  1. cup.

noun

  1. the plural of calix

noun plural calices (ˈkælɪˌsiːz)

  1. a cup; chalice

n. pl. ca•li•ces

  1. A flower-shaped or funnel-shaped structure.
  2. Any of the branches or recesses of the pelvis of the kidney into which the orifices of the malpighian renal pyramids project.

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