Diverticulosis is a condition where pockets (pouches) form in the large intestine (colon).
The large intestine is a long tube-like structure that stores and eliminates waste material. During normal lower intestinal function, the waste material (stool or feces) is slowly pushed along the large intestine to the rectum by the muscular bands in the colon. As a person ages, this continuous pressure can cause a bulging pocket of tissue or sac (called a diverticulum) that pushes out from the colon...
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