diverticulum : Definition, Usages, News and More
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- n a herniation through the muscular wall of a tubular organ (especially the colon)
- A diverticulum (Latin for a small bypath) of the large bowel is a little pouch or sac formed by pressure inside the gut, forcing the inner layer (mucosa) through a weak spot in .
- Ten and one-half hours before his scheduled March 15 swearing-in, Neves underwent emergency surgery for Meckel's diverticulum, an intestinal ailment.
- He got fat, a diverticulum or sac developed in the colon, and the sac became inflamed.