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Noun: calyculus  ku'li-kyu-lus
  1. A group of bracts simulating a calyx as in a carnation or hibiscus
    - epicalyx, false calyx, calycle
     
  2. A small cup-shaped structure (as a taste bud or optic cup or cavity of a coral containing a polyp)
    - caliculus, calycle

Type of: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, bract, complex body part, structure

Encyclopedia: Calyculus