from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to hemorrhoids.
  • adj. Supplying the region of the rectum and anus. Used of certain arteries.

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  • adj. of or relating to hemorrhoids

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to, or of the nature of, hemorrhoids.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the rectum; rectal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to, affected with, or caused by hemorrhoids: as, a hemorrhoidal tumor or flux; a hemorrhoidal patient, vein, or artery.


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  • This arrangement is termed the hemorrhoidal plexus; it communicates with the tributaries of the middle and inferior hemorrhoidal veins, at its commencement, and thus a communication is established between the systemic and portal circulations.

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  • Also, when I experience the pain and itching of inflamed hemorrhoidal tissue, I eat lots of fiber … Bran muffins are my favorite.

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  • In this cause if Nancy Pelosi were to lend her name and “cause” to Tucks or other suitable hemorrhoidal treatment it could also be used as a teaching aid for most poltical science courses.

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  • Who is now suffering the full ire of the right's true believers, who in a typically hemorrhoidal fit are now fully enraged and inflamed by McCain's apostasy.

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  • A spokesman for Wyeth, which makes Preparation H, says the product is designed to shrink hemorrhoidal tissue and the company doesn't recommend its use on other areas.

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  • An excellent laxative that offers relief from hemorrhoidal irritation.

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  • With his father unconscious, Pellegrino—a shy, shortsighted, hemorrhoidal bachelor of thirty—tried to save the family.


  • To what degree is the dauphine a mere pawn to her mother's political machinations (by way of the hemorrhoidal Count Mercy d'Argenteau)?

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  • Oh and being that they were a documentary crew, they filmed the whole hemorrhoidal thing - all the jokes, and the visit to the doc in Kathmandu, then wheelchairing him through the airport to Bangkok we all traveled to Bangkok together and then after I left, surgery in Bangkok when his "issues" just would not go away.

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  • Fat Hastert just testified today, and if I read his face right, he either had some serious hemorrhoidal flair-up, or he got his ass reamed by the House Ethics Committee.

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