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Noun: diverticulitis  ,dI-vu(r),ti-kyû'lI-tus
  1. Inflammation of a diverticulum in the digestive tract (especially the colon); characterized by painful abdominal cramping and fever and constipation

Derived forms: diverticulitises

Type of: inflammation, redness, rubor [rare]

Encyclopedia: Diverticulitis, colonic