- Relating to hemorrhoids.
- Supplying the region of the rectum and anus. Used of certain arteries.
- of or relating to hemorrhoids
Variant of hemorrhoid
a painful swelling of a vein in the region of the anus, often with bleeding: usually used in pl.
Origin of hemorrhoidaltered (after Classical Latin or Gr) ; from Middle English emoroid(es) ; from Classical Latin haemorrhoidae ; from Classical Greek haimorrhoïdes (phlebes), (veins) discharging blood ; from haima, blood haimorrhoos, flowing with blood ; from (see hemo-) + rheein, to flow, stream