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hem·or·rhoid

 (hĕm′ə-roid′)
n.
1. An itching or painful mass of dilated veins in swollen anal tissue.
2. hemorrhoids The pathological condition in which such painful masses occur. Also called piles.

[From Middle English emoroides, hemorrhoids, from Old French emoroides, from Latin haemorrhoidae, from Greek haimorrhoïdes, pl. of haimorrhoïs, from haimorrhoos, flowing with blood : haimo-, hemo- + rhein, to flow; see sreu- in Indo-European roots.]

hemorrhoids


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Known as “piles,” these are distended blood vessels of the anus. They are caused by conditions that put pressure on the veins such as lack of fiber in the diet or pregnancy.
Translations
hemoroidy
hæmoriderhæmoroide
peräpukamat
hemoroidi
치질
hemorrojder
ริดสีดวงทวาร
bệnh trĩ

hemorrhoids

بَواسِير, داء البَواسير hemoroidy hæmorider, hæmoroide Hämorrhoiden αιμορροΐδες almorranas, hemorroides peräpukamat hémorroïdes hemoroidi emorroidi 치질 aambeien hemorroider hemoroidy hemorróida, hemorróidas геморрой hemorrojder ริดสีดวงทวาร basur, hemoroit bệnh trĩ 痔核, 痔疮
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