angina

noun an·gi·na \ an-ˈjī-nə , ˈan-jə- \

Definition of angina

: a disease marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain: such as
a : a severe inflammatory or ulcerated condition of the mouth or throat

anginal

play \an-ˈjī-nᵊl, ˈan-jə-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of angina

Latin, throat inflammation, from Greek anchonē strangling, from anchein to strangle


ANGINA Defined for English Language Learners

angina

Definition of angina for English Language Learners

  • medical : a heart disease that causes brief periods of intense chest pain


Medical Dictionary

angina

noun an·gi·na \ an-ˈjī-nə , ˈan-jə- \

medical Definition of angina

: a disease marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain: as
a : a severe inflammatory or ulcerated condition of the mouth or throat
  • diphtheritic angina
— see ludwig's angina, vincent's angina

anginal

play \an-ˈjīn-ᵊl, ˈan-jən-\ adjective


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