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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Hemorrhoids" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Hemorrhoids
Hemorrhoids, are vascular structures in the anal canal. In their normal state, they are cushions that help with stool control. They become pathological or piles when swollen or inflamed. At this point the condition is technically known as hemorrhoidal disease. - See link


Hemorrhoids in Spanish is Hemorroides
Las hemorroides (del griego αιμα aima: ‘sangre’ y ρειν rein: ‘fluir’) son varices o inflamaciones de las venas en el recto y el ano. Popularmente también se les conoce con el nombre de almorranas.1 Anatómicamente son plexos, cojinetes o almohadillas de tejido submucoso donde están contenidas las vénulas y arteriolas superficiales del conducto anal.2 Normalmente son tres los cojinetes, localizados en la pared lateral izquierda, pared lateral derecha y en posición media posterior y funcionan en el mecanismo de continencia de las heces. - See link


More information about Hemorrhoids in other websites
Definition of Hemorrhoids in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Hemorrhoids in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Hemorrhoids - See link.
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