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Nematocalyx Nem`a*to*ca"lyx, n.; pl. Nematocalyces, E. -calyxes. [NL. See Nemato-, and Calyx.] (Zo["o]l.) One of a peculiar kind of cups, or calicles, found upon hydroids of the family Plumularid[ae]. They contain nematocysts. See Plumularia.
Gonocalyx
Gonocalyx Gon`o*ca"lyx, n. [Gr. ? offspring + E. calyx,] (Zo["o]l.) The bell of a sessile gonozooid.
Nectocalyx
Nectocalyx Nec`to*ca"lyx, n.; pl. Nectocalyces. [NL., fr. gr. ? swimming + ? a calyx.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) The swimming bell or umbrella of a jellyfish of medusa. (b) One of the zooids of certain Siphonophora, having somewhat the form, and the essential structure, of the bell of a jellyfish, and acting as a swimming organ.
Nematocalyx
Nematocalyx Nem`a*to*ca"lyx, n.; pl. Nematocalyces, E. -calyxes. [NL. See Nemato-, and Calyx.] (Zo["o]l.) One of a peculiar kind of cups, or calicles, found upon hydroids of the family Plumularid[ae]. They contain nematocysts. See Plumularia.

Meaning of Calyx from wikipedia

- Calyx or calyce (plural "calyces"), from the Latin calyx which itself comes from the Ancient Gr**** κάλυξ (kálux) meaning "husk" or "pod", may refer to:...
- are called the calyx (plural calyces), the outermost whorl of parts that form a flower. The word calyx was adopted from the Latin calyx, not to be confused...
- CALYX, Inc. is a non-profit publisher of art and literature by women founded in 1976 based in Corvallis, Oregon. CALYX publishes both CALYX, A Journal...
- a renal papilla at the apex into the minor calyx; two or three minor calyces converge to form a major calyx, through which urine p****es before continuing...
- Calyx is a term used in animal anatomy for some cuplike areas or structures. Latin, from calyx (from Ancient Gr**** κάλυξ, case of a bud, husk"). The ****ules...
- The Calyx of Held is a particularly large synapse in the mammalian auditory central nervous system, so named by Hans Held in his 1893 article Die centrale...
- Calyx is a genus of sea sponges of the Family Phloeodictyidae. Species accepted within Calyx: Calyx arcuarius (Topsent, 1913) Calyx clavata Burton, 1928...
- The Schenecker double homicide occurred on January 27, 2011; 16-year-old Calyx and 13-year-old Beau Schenecker were found dead by police at their home...
- publishing arm, CALYX Books, has published 40 titles to date. Calyx publishes poetry, creative nonfiction, fiction, art, and reviews. Calyx was the collective...
- Calyx is a British drum and b**** act, specialising in the techstep style. Previously the duo Larry Cons and Chris Rush (both of London), it is now a solo...
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