Definition of diverticulosis in English:


Line breaks: di|ver¦ticu|losis
Pronunciation: /ˌdʌɪvətɪkjʊˈləʊsɪs


[mass noun] Medicine
  • A condition in which diverticula are present in the intestine without signs of inflammation. Compare with diverticulitis.
    More example sentences
    • Small-volume diarrhea may accompany diverticulosis of the colon.
    • Many people with diverticulosis have no symptoms at all.
    • If nothing else, they should help reduce the risk of heart disease, diverticulosis, and constipation.

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