"Diverticulosis, Colonic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A pathological condition characterized by the presence of a number of COLONIC DIVERTICULA in the COLON. Its pathogenesis is multifactorial, including colon aging, motor dysfunction, increases in intraluminal pressure, and lack of dietary fibers.
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