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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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The 11th rib tip, the 12th intercostal part, and the part between axillary line and linea scapularis were selected as the puncture site closest to the target renal calyces. A standard channel was established through visual puncture-assisted balloon dilatation.
The longitudinal axis of each kidney is oblique and dorsally inclined, making the upper pole calyces more medial and posterior than the inferior pole12.
The dried calyces of the hibiscus flower used to brew the tea are known to contain high levels of antioxidants essential to our body's natural daily detox efforts.
PNL was performed through 3 different accesses in the upper, middle and lower calyces. One nephrostomy tube was placed at the end of the operation and the other access sites were closed primarily.
Typically, calyces are located in the upper two-thirds of each kidney, but an external calyx or an independent ureter may drain the isthmus (Pawar et al.) (Fig.
Most attractive is Hamamelis x intermedia Aurora, which has large straw yellow and light red flowers with red calyces that wrap around and protect the buds.
On ultrasound (US) examination, the right renal pelvis and calyces had a distinct appearance and a lesion 40x40 mm in size invading the lower calyx in particular was observed.
Grade 2 = grade 1 + dilatation of few calyces. Grade 3 = grade 2 + dilatation of all calyces.
The IPA of the lower calyces was measured as the inner angle formed at the intersection of the ureteropelvic and central axes of the lower-pole infundibulum, as defined by Elbahnasy et al .[1] The IL of the access calyx was measured as the distance between the distal point of the calyx and the pelvic-infundibular junction.
It is thought that the common name came about because of the green calyces (sepals), which surround the tiny white flowers, reminiscent of green Irish gardens.