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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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Alonso sed differt foliis 5-6 foliolatis, petiolis (8)11-20 cm longis, petiolulis 1,3-2 cm longis, laminis membranoso-papiraceis, apice acutis vel acuminatis, glabris, 15-21 x 4-6,5 cm, calyce angustiore, 2,2-2,5 x 1,2-1,3 cm, glabro; tubo stamineo 10-11,5 x 0.
Arbores media vel parva, lamina foliis, basi 4-9 nervatas (nerviis primariis); pedicellis (floris) communiter longitudo calycis vel breviores, bracteolis 3, verticillatis vel subverticillatis, calyculiformis, basi calyce positis; pollen asterolepis-typus; fructo brevis, 3-4(5) cm longis, communiter drupaceus, in sicco induratus; plantulae fanerocotilaris.
Effect of aqueous extract of Hibiscus sabdariffa Calyces on anaemia induced and normal Wistar albino rats.
The refluxed urine increases the pressure of renal pelvis and calyces, expanding them, and finally leading to chronic renal failure (14).
FARGESII THIS moderately fast-growing medium-to-large deciduous shrub produces sweet-smelling white summer flowers followed by the startlingly turquoise berries, encased in a red ear-like calyces.
The fruits are green, globose, 3-4 cm in diameter, smooth; rink firm and thick with 3 black seeds and 4 calyces.
The posterior calyces point to this plane and can be identified as the more medially positioned calyces.
The cottony calyces of Salvia funerea, a shrub species endemic to the Mojave Desert of Nevada and California, USA, seem to be ideally adapted to catching the wind, although its dispersal biology has never been studied.
EID's cover art is Cajal's drawing of the calyces of Held--so named because Hans Held described the structure's resemblance to floral calyces in his 1893 article--which is one of the largest synapses in the human brain stem and is integral to the ability to detect and localize high-frequency sounds.
The right kidney contained several partial staghorn stones that extended into multiple renal calyces.
Results showed that plant height, stem diameter, number of leaves, number of calyces per plant, fresh weight of calyces per plant, dry weight of calyces per plant and calyces yield per ha was significantly affected by different sowing dates as well as planting densities.
With the recent advances in endoscopic technology, fURS has become a more efficient and safer treatment of stones throughout all renal calyces compared with ESWL and PCNL.
2-6) When compared with other nephrostomy tubes, the CNT enjoyed the following advantages: a) historically, it was associated with less mucosal irritation when compared with Foley catheters; b) it remained in the same position in the renal pelvis; c) it provided better drainage of the renal pelvis and calyces when compared with a Foley catheter, where the balloon may interfere with urinary drainage (especially in patients with small renal pelvises); d) it was useful to irrigate the renal pelvis; e) it was easier to change in the office without requiring fluoroscopic guidance; and f) it had the advantage that it would not slide out if adequately secured.