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diverticulum


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diverticulum  \Div`er*tic"u*lum\,  n.;  pl  {Diverticula}.  [L.  See 
  {Diverticle}.]  (Anat.) 
  A  blind  tube  branching  out  of  a  longer  one 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  diverticulum 
  n  :  a  herniation  through  the  muscular  wall  of  a  tubular  organ 
  (especially  the  colon) 




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