Definition of “angina” - English Dictionary

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“angina” in British English

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anginanoun [ U ]

uk /ænˈdʒaɪ.nə/ /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 Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)