Medical Dictionary

angina pectoris

noun angina pec·to·ris \-ˈpek-t(ə-)rəs\

Definition of ANGINA PECTORIS

:  a disease marked by brief paroxysmal attacks of chest pain precipitated by deficient oxygenation of the heart muscles—see unstable angina; compare coronary insufficiency, heart attack, heart failure 1
March 27, 2015
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Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
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