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pulsion diverticulum

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noun pul·sion diverticulum \ˈpəl-shən-\

Medical Definition of pulsion diverticulum

  1. :  a diverticulum pushed out from a hollow organ by pressure from within; specifically :  a diverticulum of the esophagus as a result of the pressure from within resulting in herniation of the mucosa—compare zenker's diverticulum


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