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(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

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0 cm filled the renal pelvis, lower pole and interpolar calyces on the right and a branched calculus measuring 4.
The calyces are picked singularly just as tea leaves are plucked and the illustrations accompanying this article bears the heritage of a hand picked crop.
By enhancing complex navigation and adapting to a range of anatomical shapes, the Flex-X2(TM) Uretero-Reno-Fiberscope eases entry into the lower pole calyces and the entire renal collecting system.
2]), Tract length (mm), hydronephrosis or Obstruction, Number of involved calyces, and stone density or Essence (Hounsfield units, HU).
This is a compact shrub of similar proportions and colouring with the benefit of small pink autumn flowers with colourful calyces.
Fluid that persists extends and distends the infundibula and calyces should prompt a careful survey for the cause of obstruction.
Two strains in which Florence took particular interest were the gold-lace polyanthus beloved by old florists, who grew them for competition, and the Elizabethan primroses - all manner of bizarre polyanthus and primroses with extended calyces or one flower inside another.
3-5] In such cases, it may be difficult to decide whether the left kidney represents a trifid pelvis, purely a peduncular arrangement or elongation of the major calyces in association with a rudimentary pelvis.
The eight items used alternatively as a base for sauces were: dried okra (Hibiscus esculentus), sorrel leaves (Hibiscus sabdarrifa), bean leaves, baobab leaves (Adansonia digitata), tossa jute (Corchorus olitorius), Kapok tree calyces (Ceiba pentandra), Centrosema pubescens leaves and sesame seeds (Sesamum indicum).
A 65-year-old woman presented in September 2003 with a large, centrally located mass in the right kidney with involvement of the renal vein, renal pelvis, and calyces.
HSEP was prepared by maceration of 500 g of fresh calyces with 71 of 30% ethanol (v/v) at 20 [degrees]C for 7 days.
Further inspection showed that the objects were kidney stones apparently filling both minor and major calyces.
Other sages blooming now include Saliva chiapensis, a low mounding shrub with magenta pink blooms, and Salvia discolor, whose pale green calyces enclose navy blue flower petals.
After the flowers, the plant provides another treat, with dazzling turquoise berries carried in red calyces.