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

noun

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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