Definition of Diverticulum. Meaning of Diverticulum. Synonyms of Diverticulum

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Definition of Diverticulum

Diverticulum
Diverticulum Div`er*tic"u*lum, n.; pl. Diverticula. [L. See Diverticle.] (Anat.) A blind tube branching out of a longer one.

Meaning of Diverticulum from wikipedia

- In medicine or biology, a diverticulum is an outpouching of a hollow (or a fluid-filled) structure in the body. Depending upon which layers of the structure...
- A Meckel's diverticulum, a true congenital diverticulum, is a slight bulge in the small intestine present at birth and a vestigial remnant of the omphalomesenteric...
- A Zenker's diverticulum, also pharyngeal pouch, is a diverticulum of the mucosa of the human pharynx, just above the cricopharyngeal muscle (i.e. above...
- A urethral diverticulum is a condition where the urethra or the periurethral glands push into the connective tissue layers (fascia) that surround it. Urethral...
- and blood in the stool. In complicated diverticulitis, an inflamed diverticulum can rupture, allowing bacteria to subsequently infect externally from...
- The thyroid pouch or thyroid diverticulum is the embryological structure of the second pharyngeal arch from which thyroid follicular cells derive. It grows...
- The hepatic diverticulum (or liver bud) is a primordial cellular extension of the embryonic foregut endoderm that gives rise to the parenchyma of the liver...
- Killian–Jamieson diverticulum is an outpouching of the esophagus just below the upper esophageal sphincter. The physicians that first discovered the diverticulum were...
- kidney stone that may extend into the renal calyces. A renal diverticulum is diverticulum of renal calyces. Renal medulla Renal pyramids Krzeski, T; Witeska...
- proximal part of the vitelline duct as a diverticulum protruding from the small intestine, Meckel's diverticulum, which is situated about two feet above...
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