angina pectoris


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angina pec·to·ris

 (pĕk′tər-ĭs)
n.
Severe paroxysmal pain in the chest associated with an insufficient supply of blood to the heart.

[New Latin : Latin angina, quinsy + pectoris, genitive of pectus, chest.]

angi′na pec′to•ris

(ˈpɛk tə rɪs)
n.
a sensation of crushing pressure in the chest, usu. at the sternum and sometimes radiating to the back or arm, caused by ischemia of the heart muscle.
[1760–70; < New Latin: angina of the chest]

angina pectoris

A condition characterized by pain in the chest and sometimes the left arm, especially during times of stress or exertion. The cause is inadequate oxygen to the heart, sometimes a result of narrowed coronary arteries.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.angina pectoris - a heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heartangina pectoris - a heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart
cardiopathy, heart disease - a disease of the heart
Translations
angina pektoris
狭心症

angina pectoris

[ænˈdʒaɪnəˈpɛktərɪs] nangina pectoris
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