Recesses of the kidney pelvis which divides into two wide, cup-shaped major renal calices, with each major calix subdivided into 7 to 14 minor calices. Urine empties into a minor calix from collecting tubules, then passes through the major calix, renal pelvis, and ureter to enter the urinary bladder. (From Moore, Clinically Oriented Anatomy, 3d ed, p211) [ ]

Synonyms: renal calix renal calyx calices renales

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latin term
calices renales

plural term
calices renales

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calices renales

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UBERON:0006517