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ca·lix

 (kā′lĭks, kăl′ĭks)
n. ca·li·ces (kā′lĭ-sēz′, kăl′ĭ-)
1. Ecclesiastical A chalice.
2. Anatomy A calyx.

[Latin calix, calic-, cup.]
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calix

(ˈkeɪlɪks; ˈkæ-)
n, pl calices (ˈkælɪˌsiːz)
a cup; chalice
[C18: from Latin: chalice]
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ca•lix

(ˈkeɪ lɪks, ˈkæl ɪks)

n., pl. cal•i•ces (ˈkæl ɪˌsiz)
a cup or chalice.
[1705–10; < Latin; see chalice]
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Caption: FIGURE 2: Contrast flowing from right renal calix into duodenum and stomach during attempted PCN placement.
CT revealed the early enhancement of the right renal vein (Figure 1(a)) and multiple tortuous vessels around the right renal hilus, part of which had invaded into the renal parenchyma and renal calix (Figure 1(b)).
(b) There are multiple tortuous vessels around the right renal hilus (white arrow), part of which invaded into the renal parenchyma and renal calix (black arrow).