Calyciform
Calyciform Ca*lyc"i*form, a. [L. calyx, calycis, calyx + -form.] (Bot.) Having the form or appearance of a calyx. [1913 Webster]

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  • calyciform — adj. [Gr. kalyx, cup; L. forma, shape] Calyx like or goblet shaped …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • calyciform — /keuh lis euh fawrm /, adj. shaped like a calyx. [1825 35; < L calyci (s. of calyx CALYX) + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • calyciform — SYN: caliciform …   Medical dictionary

  • calyciform — /keuh lis euh fawrm /, adj. shaped like a calyx. [1825 35; < L calyci (s. of calyx CALYX) + FORM] …   Useful english dictionary

  • goblet cell — see calyciform cell …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • caliciform — Shaped like a cup or goblet. SYN: calyciform. [L. calix + forma, form] …   Medical dictionary

  • ending — 1. A termination or conclusion. 2. A nerve e.. annulospiral e. one of two types of sensory nerve e. associated with a neuromuscular spindle (the other being the flower spray e.); after entering the muscle spindle, the fiber divides into two flat …   Medical dictionary

  • calyx —   n. (pl. lyces ) outer whorl of generally green floral leaves (sepals) in flower.    ♦ calycate, a. having calyces.    ♦ calyciform, a. calyx shaped.    ♦ calycine, a. pertaining to calyces.    ♦ calycoid, a. calyx like …   Dictionary of difficult words

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