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English definition of “angina”

angina

noun [U] uk   /ænˈdʒaɪ.nə/ ( also specialized angina pectoris /ænˌdʒaɪ.nəˈpek.tə.rɪs/)
a condition that causes strong chest pains because blood containing oxygen is prevented from reaching the heart muscle by blocked arteries: The drug has been shown to relieve angina. If you experience angina while exercising, stop.
(Definition of angina from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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