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diverticulitis

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

Definition of diverticulitis

  1. :  inflammation of a diverticulum



Origin of diverticulitis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1900

Rhymes with diverticulitis


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diverticulitis

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noun di·ver·tic·u·li·tis \-ˈlīt-əs\

Medical Definition of diverticulitis

  1. :  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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