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Zenkers diverticulum

Zenkers diverticulum

(Science: pathology) herniation of the mucosa of the oesophagus through a defect in the wall of the oesophagus,a pharyngeal pouch is formed. The location is usually in the upper one-third of the oesophagus.


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