diverticulosis

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

Definition of diverticulosis

: an intestinal disorder characterized by the presence of many diverticula

Origin and Etymology of diverticulosis

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diverticulosis

noun di·ver·tic·u·lo·sis \ -ˈlō-səs \

medical Definition of diverticulosis

plural diverticuloses play \-ˌsēz\
: 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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