angina

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noun an·gi·na \an-ˈjī-nə, ˈan-jə-\

Definition of angina

  1. :  a disease marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain: as a :  a severe inflammatory or ulcerated condition of the mouth or throat b :  angina pectoris

anginal

play \an-ˈjī-nəl, ˈan-jə-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of angina

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


First Known Use: 1578


ANGINA Defined for English Language Learners

angina

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noun an·gi·na \an-ˈjī-nə, ˈan-jə-\

Definition of angina for English Language Learners

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


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angina

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noun an·gi·na \an-ˈjī-nə, ˈan-jə-\

Medical Definition of angina

  1. :  a disease marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain: asa:  a severe inflammatory or ulcerated condition of the mouth or throat <diphtheritic angina>—see ludwig's angina, vincent's anginab:  angina pectoris

anginal

\an-ˈjīn-əl, ˈan-jən-\play play adjective

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