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Related to true diverticulum: traction diverticulum
a term denoting a diverticulum that includes all the layers of the wall from which it protrudes.
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true di·ver·tic·u·lum(trū dī'vĕr-tik'yū-lŭm)
A term denoting a diverticulum that includes all the layers of the wall from which it protrudes.
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A diverticulum involving all the coats of muscle in the pouch wall. It is usually congenital.
See also: diverticulum
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