The size of the diverticulum varies; a common size is that of a duck egg, but the size of a fist has been attained.
In the same way the bowel may be constricted by a diverticulum.
The gall-bladder may be present or absent; it is always a diverticulum of the hepatic duct.
This diverticulum contains the blood-vessel and muscle-fibres (fig. 22).
Food reservoir: Lepidoptera, a blind sac or diverticulum from the bind part of oesophagus lying in abdomen dorsal to the stomach.
The gall-bladder arises as a diverticulum of the right primitive lobe.
The lymphoid cells and concentric corpuscles are probably the derivatives of the original cells lining the diverticulum.
In some cases of diverticulum high up, there is a tumor, usually on the left side of the neck.
The intestinal opening of the diverticulum is situated at a varying distance above the ileo-colic junction, ranging from 27.5 cm.
The beginning of the large intestine is marked in many forms by the development of an accessory pouch or diverticulum, the ccum.
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.