diverticulum diverticulum  /ˌdaɪ vər ˈtɪk jə ləm/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. Ten and one-half hours before his scheduled March 15 swearing-in, Neves underwent emergency surgery for Meckel's diverticulum, an intestinal ailment.
  2. He got fat, a diverticulum or sac developed in the colon, and the sac became inflamed.

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