Meaning of “hemorrhoids” in the English Dictionary

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"hemorrhoids" in British English

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hemorrhoidsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈhem.ər.ɔɪdz/ us /ˈhem.ɚ.ɔɪdz/

US spelling of haemorrhoids

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

"hemorrhoids" in American English

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hemorrhoidsplural noun

us /ˈhem·əˌrɔɪdz/

swollen veins (= tubes carrying blood) at or near the anus (= the hole where solid waste is excreted), a condition that can be painful

(Definition of “hemorrhoids” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)