hemorrhoid

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Synonyms for hemorrhoid

pain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal sphincter

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Unsurprisingly, Lewis does not import into his story the plague of "emerods" (anal tumours) actually mentioned in the Bible.
In the fifth chapter of Samuel I, God turned against the Philistines and "smote them with emerods." Medical historians consider these emerods a symptom of bubonic plague.(13) Some terrorists may believe they are emulating God by employing these agents.