the presence of saclike herniations of the mucosal layer of the colon through the muscular wall, common among older persons and usually producing no symptoms except occasional rectal bleeding.
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British Dictionary definitions for diverticulosis
pathol the presence of several diverticula, esp in the intestines
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Scientific definitions for diverticulosis
A condition characterized by the presence of numerous diverticula in the colon.
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