diverticular disease

diverticular disease
diverticular disease n a disorder characterized by diverticulosis or diverticulitis

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a condition in which there are diverticula (see diverticulum) in the colon associated with lower abdominal pain and disturbed bowel habit. The pain is due to spasm of the muscle of the intestine and not to inflammation of the diverticula (compare diverticulitis).

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a general term embracing the prediverticular state, diverticulosis, and diverticulitis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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