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Angina

Angina Meaning & Definition
Angina Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Angina?

[n] a heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart
[n] any disease of the throat or fauces marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain

Synonyms | Synonyms for Angina: angina pectoris

Related Terms | Find terms related to Angina: ache | aching | aortic insufficiency | aortic stenosis | apoplectic stroke | apoplexy | arrhythmia | arteriosclerosis | atherosclerosis | atrial fibrillation | auricular fibrillation | backache | bellyache | beriberi heart | cardiac arrest | cardiac insufficiency | cardiac shock | cardiac stenosis | cardiac thrombosis | carditis | cephalalgia | colic | collywobbles | congenital heart disease | cor biloculare | cor juvenum | cor triatriatum | coronary | coronary insufficiency | coronary thrombosis | diastolic hypertension | earache | encased heart | endocarditis | extrasystole | fatty heart | fibroid heart | flask-shaped heart | fret | frosted heart | gnawing | gripe | gripes | gut-ache | hairy heart | headache | heart attack | heart block | heart condition | heart disease | heart failure | heartburn | hemicrania | high blood pressure | hypertension | hypertensive heart disease | ischemic heart disease | megrim | migraine | mitral insufficiency | mitral stenosis | myocardial infarction | myocardial insufficiency | myocarditis | myovascular insufficiency | odontalgia | otalgia | ox heart | palpitation | paralytic stroke | paroxysmal tachycardia | pericarditis | pile | premature beat | pseudoaortic insufficiency | pulmonary insufficiency | pulmonary stenosis | pyrosis | rheumatic heart disease | round heart | sclerosis | sick headache | splitting headache | stomachache | stony heart | stroke | tachycardia | throbbing pain | thrombosis | toothache | tricuspid insufficiency | tricuspid stenosis | turtle heart | varicose veins | varix | ventricular fibrillation

See Also | cardiopathy | croup | heart condition | heart disease | inflammatory disease | peritonsillar abscess | quinsy | spasmodic laryngitis | trench mouth | Vincent's angina | Vincent's infection

Angina In Webster's Dictionary

\An*gi"na\, n. [L., fr. angere to strangle, to choke. See {Anger}, n.] (Med.) Any inflammatory affection of the throat or faces, as the quinsy, malignant sore throat, croup, etc., especially such as tends to produce suffocation, choking, or shortness of breath. {Angina pectoris}, a peculiarly painful disease, so named from a sense of suffocating contraction or tightening of the lower part of the chest; -- called also {breast pang}, {spasm of the chest}.

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