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angina pectoris

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

Medical Definition of angina pectoris

  1. :  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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