diverticulitis


noun Pathology.

  1. inflammation of one or more diverticula, characterized by abdominal pain, fever, and changes in bowel movements.

noun

  1. inflammation of one or more diverticula, esp of the colon

n.

  1. Inflammation of a diverticulum, especially of the small pockets in the wall of the colon that fill with stagnant fecal material and become inflamed.

  1. Inflammation of a diverticulum or of diverticula in the intestinal tract, usually causing abdominal pain and fever.

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