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Descriptor in English: Diverticulum
Descriptor in Spanish: Divertículo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Divertículo
Descriptor in French: Diverticule
Entry term(s): Diverticula
Diverticulosis
Tree number(s): C06.405.205.282.750
C23.300.415
Scope note: A pouch or sac developed from a tubular or saccular organ, such as the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.
Annotation: coordinate IM with precoordinated organ/disease term (IM) but note specifics are available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Online Note: use DIVERTICULUM to search DIVERTICULOSIS 1966-91
History Note: 92; was DIVERTICULOSIS 1963-91
See also the descriptors: Diverticular Diseases MeSH
DeCS UI: 30319
Descriptor UI: D004240
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/07
Diverticulum - Preferred
Concept UI M0006632
Scope note A pouch or sac developed from a tubular or saccular organ, such as the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.
Preferred term Diverticulum
Entry term(s) Diverticula
Diverticulosis - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0356298
Scope note A condition characterized by the presence of multiple diverticuli in the walls of an organ.
Preferred term Diverticulosis



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