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diverticulitis


diverticulitis

noun di·ver·tic·u·li·tis \-ˈlīt-əs\

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
March 02, 2015
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