Meaning of “haemorrhoids” in the English Dictionary

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"haemorrhoids" in British English

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haemorrhoidsnoun [ plural ]

UK specialized US hemorrhoids uk /ˈhem.ər.ɔɪdz/ us /ˈhem.ɚ.ɔɪdz/

a medical condition in which the veins at the anus become swollen and painful and sometimes bleed


(Definition of “haemorrhoids” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)