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Webster 1828 Edition


Angina

ANGI'NA

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Noun.
[L. from ango, to choke. See Anger.]
A quinsey; an inflammation of the throat; a tumor impeding respiration. It is a general name of the diseases called sorethroat, as quinsy, scarlet fever, croup, mumps, &c.
Angina pectoris, an anomalous or spasmodic affection of the chest and organs of respiration; or a disease of the heart.

Definition 2022


Angina

Angina

See also: angina and angína

German

Noun

Angina f (genitive Angina, plural Anginen)

  1. angina

angina

angina

English

Noun

angina (countable and uncountable, plural anginas)

  1. (pathology) An inflammatory infection of the throat, particularly quinsy.
  2. (pathology) Short for Angina pectoris.
  3. (pathology, cardiology) A chest pain or shortness of breath occurring with lesser degrees of arterial blockage.

Usage notes

Although the use of angina as a shorthand for angina pectoris is common and accepted by most dictionaries,[1] it may be considered imprecise or improper by some medical practitioners.

Related terms

  • anginal
  • angina tonsillaris (tonsillitis)

Translations

References

  1. 1 2 Oxford English Dictionary, 1st ed. "angina, n." Oxford University Press (Oxford), 1884.
  • angina in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
  • angina in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Anagrams


Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /anˈɟina/

Noun

angina f

  1. tonsillitis

Declension


Portuguese

Noun

angina f (plural anginas)

  1. (pathology) angina (infection of the throat)

Serbo-Croatian

Noun

angina f (Cyrillic spelling ангина)

  1. angina
  2. (pathology) tonsillitis

Spanish

Noun

angina f (plural anginas)

  1. (pathology) angina (infection of the throat)