diverticula diverticula  /ˌdaɪ vər ˈtɪk jə lə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a herniation through the muscular wall of a tubular organ (especially the colon)

Usage(s):

  • Such diverticula may be very annoying.

Quotes

  • "I had a rupture of one of my diverticula, which means I had a hole in my stomach," Lesnar told ESPN. "The Doctor [in Bismarck, North Dakota] put me on antibiotics, put me on pain medication and wanted for me to heal myself......versus the...
    on Jan 20, 2010 By: Brock Lesnar Source: TSN

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