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angina pectoris

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

Medical 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

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July 06, 2015
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