Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of haemorrhoid.
  • n. A pathological condition caused by painful masses of dilated veins in swollen anal tissue.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Why are haemorrhoids called haemorrhoids and not assteroids?

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  • Advocates are convinced that it can cure afflictions such as haemorrhoids, ulcers, infertility and even snake bites.

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  • Funny how people always say 'haemorrhoids', but write 'piles'.

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  • For those who are not fluent in whatever language this is, the "tramp stamp" tattoo on the woman on the escalator says "haemorrhoids" and I think you'll be able to figure out what the guy in the green shirt's problem is.

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  • "Knowledge Window", another option, quickly became a favourite among internet critics, largely because the Chinese name, zhichuang, is a homophone for "haemorrhoids".

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  • It is known to help reduce the risks of bowel problems such as haemorrhoids and cancer of the bowel and colon.

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  • If you wanted to know about Islamic extremists, the very fat, or those people who are too bashful to visit their doctor about a vaginal rash or haemorrhoids and so prefer to display their condition on national television, then you'd rightly turn to Channel 4.

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  • And this is before coping with Lady Edith's quickfire tryst with the farmer plotline seemingly harvested midway and never mentioned again, Mr Bates and his Scooby-Doo villain wife, Mrs Crawley going awol to Europe and the Earl of Grantham's rampant haemorrhoids.

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  • However snozberries were and still are invaluable as an ancient Gallic Folk remedy for haemorrhoids.

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  • The statement says: Between these dates the only blood test result that we can define as abnormal was the one taken on April 20, 2009, which showed haemoglobin and haematocrit levels were very low, suggesting anaemia as a result of bleeding that the rider had suffered on April 8, 2009, due to haemorrhoids the UCI has a medical note confirming this bleeding.

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