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diverticulitis

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌdaɪvərˌtɪkyəˈlaɪt̮əs//
 
[uncountable] (medical)
 
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a painful swelling in part of the colon, that affects the function of the bowel
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: diverticulitis