pulsion diverticulum

noun
pul·​sion diverticulum | \ ˈpəl-shən- How to pronounce pulsion diverticulum (audio) \

Medical Definition of pulsion diverticulum

: 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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“Pulsion diverticulum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pulsion%20diverticulum. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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