|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
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diverticulum di·ver·tic·u·lum (dī'vûr-tĭk'yə-ləm)
n. pl. di·ver·tic·u·la (-lə)
A pouch or sac branching out from a hollow organ or structure.
|diverticulum (dī'vûr-tĭk'yə-ləm) Pronunciation Key
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A pouch or sac branching out from a portion of the gastrointestinal tract, especially the large intestine. A diverticulum can occur as a normal structure, or it can be caused by a hernia.