diverticulosis


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Related to diverticulosis: diverticulitis, irritable bowel syndrome
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diverticulosis
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right: diseased section of intestine

di·ver·tic·u·lo·sis

 (dī′vûr-tĭk′yə-lō′sĭs)
n.
A condition characterized by the presence of numerous diverticula in the colon.

diverticulosis

(ˌdaɪvəˌtɪkjʊˈləʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) the presence of several diverticula, esp in the intestines
[from New Latin, from diverticulum + -osis]

di•ver•tic•u•lo•sis

(ˌdaɪ vərˌtɪk yəˈloʊ sɪs)

n.
the presence of saclike herniations of the mucosal layer of the colon through the muscular wall.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diverticulosis - presence of multiple diverticula in the walls of the colon
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations

di·ver·tic·u·lo·sis

n. diverticulosis, formación de divertículos en las paredes del intestino grueso o colon;
degenerative ______ degenerativa;
electrolyte ______ hidroeléctrica.

diverticulosis

n diverticulosis f
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