hemorrhoidal

noun
hem·or·rhoid·al | \ˌhem-ˈrȯi-dᵊl, 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

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High fiber diets can also benefit our gastrointestinal health by improving bowel habits, improving hemorrhoidal disease, and by preventing diverticular disease. Trihealth, Cincinnati.com, "Why health experts emphasize fiber," 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

adjective
hem·or·rhoid·al
variants: or chiefly British haemorrhoidal \ˌhem-ə-ˈrȯid-ᵊl \

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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