angina pectoris


angina pec·to·ris

noun \-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

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