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[kuh-lik-yuh-luh s]
noun, plural ca·lic·u·li [kuh-lik-yuh-lahy] /kəˈlɪk yəˌlaɪ/.
  1. calyculus(def 1).
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Historical Examples of caliculus

  • Ac si cetera defecerunt, caliculus quoque, aut pultarius oris compressioris, ei rei commode aptatur.

    Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times

    John Stewart Milne

caliculus in Medicine


n. pl. ca•lic•u•li (-lī′)
  1. A bud-shaped or cup-shaped structure.
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