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diverticulosis

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noun di·ver·tic·u·lo·sis \ˌdī-vər-ˌti-kyə-ˈlō-səs\

Definition of diverticulosis

  1. :  an intestinal disorder characterized by the presence of many diverticula



Origin and Etymology of diverticulosis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1917


Medical Dictionary

diverticulosis

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noun di·ver·tic·u·lo·sis \-ˈlō-səs\

Medical Definition of diverticulosis

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diverticuloses

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  1. :  an intestinal condition characterized by the presence of diverticula in the colon that is typically symptomless but may be marked by symptoms (as bleeding or constipation)




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