hemorrhoid

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hemorrhoid

[′hem‚rȯid]
(medicine)
A varicosity of the external hemorrhoidal veins, causing painful swelling in the anal region.
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Delivery system for transanal haemorrhoidal dearterizatsiya Clinic for Surgery of the University Hospital Queen Giovanna - ISUL JSC according to technical documentation.
Really, really overdoing it to the extent that my knees are knackered and I can no longer get in and out of an armchair without involuntarily making a noise reminiscent of a haemorrhoidal barn owl emitting a particularly difficult pellet.
If they are more advanced, you may consider a procedure known as Transanal Haemorrhoidal De-arterialisation, or THD.
The anus is surrounded by many blood vessels including the very weak '2,7,9 haemorrhoidal veins' If these become dilated and swollen, they project into the anal canal or out of the back passage to form visible swellings.
These agents harden and destroy the haemorrhoidal tissue, causing the haemorrhoid to shrink and recede within six weeks.