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English definition of “diverticulitis”

diverticulitis

noun [U]     /ˌdaɪ.və.tɪk.jʊˈlaɪ.tɪs/ US  /ˌdɑɪ.vər.tɪk.jəˈlɑɪ.tɪs/ specialized
inflammation of one or more diverticulata (= small pockets in the lining of the large bowel): A low-fibre diet may be a cause of diverticulitis.Digestive disorders
(Definition of diverticulitis noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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