calyc-, calyci-, calyx- +

(Greek: shell; husk; cup [of a flower], used primarily in the specialized senses of "pertaining to or of a cup-shaped bodily organ or cavity"; also a reference to the "cup-shaped ring of sepals encasing a flower bud")

calicectomy, caliectomy, calycectomy
The surgical removal of a renal calix (a cuplike extension of the renal pelvis that encloses the papilla of a renal pyramid; urine from the papillary duct is emptied into it).
calycanthemous, calycanthemy
An abnormal development of the parts of a calyx into petals.
Plural of calyx.
Flowers in which stamens and petals are adnate to the calyx (closely attached to the side of a petiole or stalk).
calyciform, calycoid
Calyx-like in shape.
Of, relating to, or resembling a calyx (the outer protective covering of a flower, composed of a series of leaf-like, usually green sepals); like a cup.
1. A small cup-shaped structure; such as, a taste bud or optic cup or cavity of a coral containing a polyp.
2. A group of bracts simulating a calyx as in a carnation or hibiscus.
Cup-shaped or bud-shaped structure; calycle.
calyculus ophthalmicus
An optic cup, formed by invagination of the optic bulb and developing into the retina.
1. The covering enclosing anything, a bud, cup of a flower, shell or a fruit.
2. The outermost part of a flower, enclosing the other floral parts during the bud stage.

It consists of leaf-like sepals, which are normally green.

nematocalyx, nematocalycine
In certain colonial hydrozoans, a small polyp which has no mouth but engulfs organisms by pseudopodia.