Definition of diverticular in English:

diverticular

adjective

Medicine
  • [attributive] Relating to diverticula.

    • ‘This procedure consists of dividing the septum between the cervical esophagus and the diverticular pouch.’
    • ‘In addition, no diverticular orifices were identified.’
    • ‘In the first part of the study, patients with diverticular hemorrhage were treated medically, including transfusions as required.’
    • ‘The inflammatory infiltrate raised the possibility of an infectious granulomatous disease or a conventional diverticular abscess.’
    • ‘The cause is believed to be related to chronic irritation of the diverticular wall as a result of prolonged food retention.’

Pronunciation:

diverticular

/ˌdīvərˈtikyələr/