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08 January 2011
Medical Word of the Day: Caliectasis
Caliectasis: dilation of the calices (single calyx), usually due to obstruction or infection.
Calices is the plural of calyx. A calyx is a cuplike division of the renal pelvis. For a little bit of etymology, the word calyx comes from the Latin word for cup.
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