noun[mass noun] Medicine
A condition in which diverticula are present in the intestine without signs of inflammation. Compare with diverticulitis.
- 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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