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Synonyms of Diverticulosis
- colon, diverticulosis
- diverticulosis of the colon
- No subdivisions found.
Diverticulosis is characterized by small sac-like protrusions (hernias) of inner intestinal tissue through the muscular wall of the large intestine (colon). These protrusions are called diverticula and may occur in any part of the colon, but most frequently are found in the lowest part (sigmoid).
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