Definition of diverticulitis noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

diverticulitis

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌdaɪvətɪkjʊˈlaɪtɪs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdaɪvərtɪkjʊˈlaɪtɪs//
 
[uncountable](medical)
 
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a painful swelling in part of the colon, that affects the function of the bowels
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: diverticulitis