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diverticulitis

diverticulitis

noun di·ver·tic·u·li·tis \ˌdī-vər-ˌti-kyə-ˈlī-təs\

Definition of DIVERTICULITIS

:  inflammation of a diverticulum

Origin of DIVERTICULITIS

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1900

Rhymes with DIVERTICULITIS

diverticulitis

noun di·ver·tic·u·li·tis \-ˈlīt-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DIVERTICULITIS

:  inflammation or infection of a diverticulum of the colon that is marked by abdominal pain or tenderness often accompanied by fever, chills, and cramping

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