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Related to hemorrhoids: external hemorrhoids
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.]
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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.
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hemorrhoids→ بَواسِير, داء البَواسير hemoroidy hæmorider, hæmoroide Hämorrhoiden αιμορροΐδες almorranas, hemorroides peräpukamat hémorroïdes hemoroidi emorroidi 痔 치질 aambeien hemorroider hemoroidy hemorróida, hemorróidas геморрой hemorrojder ริดสีดวงทวาร basur, hemoroit bệnh trĩ 痔核, 痔疮
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