Meaning of diverticulitis in English:


Translate diverticulitis into Spanish


mass nounMedicine
  • Inflammation of a diverticulum, especially in the colon, causing pain and disturbance of bowel function.

    • ‘Food sensitive colitis should be considered in infants and ischaemic colitis, diverticulitis, and colonic tumours in adults.’
    • ‘Possible causes include inflammatory bowel disease or an infection in the colon known as diverticulitis.’
    • ‘Indications for colectomy include colon polyps, diverticulitis, and IBD.’
    • ‘A common complication of diverticulitis is peritonitis.’
    • ‘Fortunately, most people with diverticulosis never develop diverticulitis.’