diverticulum

diverticulum is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(dī″vĕr-tik′yŭ-lŭm )

(dī″vĕr-tik′yŭ-lă)
pl. diverticula [L. devertere, to turn aside]
An outpouching of the walls of a canal or organ.
diverticular (dī″vĕr-tik′yŭ-lăr), adj.

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