hemorrhoidal

noun
hem·​or·​rhoid·​al | \ ˌhem-ˈrȯi-dᵊl How to pronounce hemorrhoidal (audio) , ˌhe-mə- \

Definition of hemorrhoidal

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a hemorrhoidal part (such as an artery or vein)

hemorrhoidal

adjective

Definition of hemorrhoidal (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : of, relating to, or involving hemorrhoids
2 : rectal

Examples of hemorrhoidal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective European Christians considered Jews effeminate owing to their circumcisions, deeming them a studious, unathletic, hemorrhoidal people unable to gallop through Palestine bedecked in armor and spearing unbelievers. Gary Shteyngart, The New Yorker, 4 Oct. 2021 High fiber diets can also benefit our gastrointestinal health by improving bowel habits, improving hemorrhoidal disease, and by preventing diverticular disease. Trihealth, Cincinnati.com, 17 July 2017

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First Known Use of hemorrhoidal

Noun

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1651, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Hemorrhoidal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hemorrhoidal. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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More Definitions for hemorrhoidal

hemorrhoidal

adjective
hem·​or·​rhoid·​al
variants: or chiefly British haemorrhoidal \ ˌhem-​ə-​ˈrȯid-​ᵊl How to pronounce hemorrhoidal (audio) \

Medical Definition of hemorrhoidal

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of, relating to, or involving hemorrhoids
2 : rectal

hemorrhoidal

noun
variants: or chiefly British haemorrhoidal

Medical Definition of hemorrhoidal (Entry 2 of 2)

: a hemorrhoidal part (as an artery or vein)

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