diverticulitis

noun di·ver·tic·u·li·tis \ ˌdī-vər-ˌti-kyə-ˈlī-təs \
|Updated on: 31 May 2018

Definition of diverticulitis

: inflammation of a diverticulum

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Origin and Etymology of diverticulitis

New Latin


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diverticulitis

noun di·ver·tic·u·li·tis \ -ˈlīt-əs \

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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