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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cal·y·cle /ˈkælɪkəl/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cal·i·cle n.  Zool. (a) One of the small cuplike cavities, often with elevated borders, covering the surface of most corals. Each is formed by a polyp. (b) One of the cuplike structures inclosing the zooids of certain hydroids. See Campanularian. [Written also calycle. See Calycle.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cal·y·cle n.  Bot. A row of small bracts, at the base of the calyx, on the outside.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a group of bracts simulating a calyx as in a carnation or
           hibiscus [syn: epicalyx, false calyx, calyculus]
      2: a small cup-shaped structure (as a taste bud or optic cup or
         cavity of a coral containing a polyp) [syn: calyculus, caliculus]