Hemorrhoids

Varicose veins of the lower rectum and anus. Treated with Acacia, Acnistus, Albizia, Aloe, Avicennia, Caesalpinia, Capsicum, Carica, Cassia, Centella, Chenopodium, Cissus, Coccoloba, Cocos, Crescentia, Dendropogon, Guazuma, Heliotropium, Hibiscus, Jatropha, Luffa, Mangifera, Mucuna, Pachyrhizus, Piper, Pistia, Pothomorphe, Psidium, Renealmia, Ricinus, Scoparia, Spondias, Tamarindus, Tillandsia.

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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  • Hemorrhoids — Hem or*rhoids, n. pl. [L. haemorrhoidae, pl., Gr. ?, sing., ? (sc. ?), pl., veins liable to discharge blood, hemorrhoids, fr. ? flowing with blood; a i^ma blood + ? to flow: cf. F. h[ e]morro[ i]des, h[ e]morrho[ i]des. See {Rheum}.] (Med.) Livid …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hemorrhoids — (n.) plural of hemorrhoid; late 14c., emeroudis, from O.Fr. emorroides (13c.), from L. hæmorrhoidae, from Gk. haimorrhoides (phlebes) (veins) liable to discharge blood, pl. of haimorrhois, from haima blood (see EMIA (Cf. emia)) + rhoos a stream,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • hemorrhoids — UK [ˈheməˌrɔɪdz] US the American spelling of haemorrhoids Thesaurus: specific medical conditionshyponym general words for illnesses, diseases and medical conditionssynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemorrhoids — Piles Piles, n. pl. [L. pila a ball. Cf. {Pill} a medicine.] (Med.) The small, troublesome tumors or swellings about the anus and lower part of the rectum which are technically called {hemorrhoids}. See {Hemorrhoids}. Note: [The singular {pile}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hemorrhoids — A varicose condition of the external hemorrhoidal veins causing painful swellings at the anus. SYN: piles. [G. haimorrhois, pl. haimorrhoides, veins likely to bleed, fr. haima, blood, + rhoia, a flow] cutaneous h. hyperplasia of the conne …   Medical dictionary

  • hemorrhoids — hem|or|rhoids [ˈhemərɔıdz] n [plural] the American spelling of ↑haemorrhoids …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hemorrhoids — hem|or|rhoids [ hemə,rɔıdz ] noun plural painful swollen areas around your ANUS (=the hole where solid waste comes out of your body) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hemorrhoids —  Note rr …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • hemorrhoids —    Note rr …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • hemorrhoids — n. swollen blood vessels near the anusn. abnormally enlarged vein in or near the anus …   English contemporary dictionary

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