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Definition of the noun angina

What does angina mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: anginas

  1. any disease of the throat or fauces marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain
  2. a heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart

Alternative definition of the noun angina

noun

  1. [context: pathology, incorrect] Angina pectoris.
  2. [pathology] An inflammatory infection of the throat, such as quinsy.
  3. [context: pathology, cardiology] A chest pain or shortness of breath occurring with lesser degrees of arterial blockage.

Music

  1. "Angina" — сингл групи Tristania, що передує альбому Beyond the Veil і випущений в 1999. 21 квітня 2001 сингл був перевиданий на одному диску разом з Tristania. Цей диск отримав назву «Midwintertears/Angina».
  2. "Angina" is a musical single of Tristania.
    • released on (16 years ago)
  3. "Angina" is a composition.

Phrases with Angina

  1. angina pectoris
  2. vincent's angina

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Angina

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Google previewCardiology Essentials (2008)

by Teresa Holler

Angina is a description of the pain that accompanies CHD. Chapter 12. Stable Angina As the plaque...

Angina is the term for the classic symptoms of chest pain that occur with coronary ischemia. These symptoms are described in Coronary ...

Google previewNursing World (1913)

While true angina is a disease of later life, and usually seen in connection with organic heart lesions and arteriosclerotic changes, false angina may occur at any age, in persons with no organic disease, and especially in the neurotic, the ...

Google previewThe Clinical Journal (1908)

True angina is a disease of middle or late adult life, and is met with, in the great majority of cases, in men.

Google previewClinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing (2010)

by Sharon L. Lewis, Linda Bucher, Margaret M. Heitkemper, Shannon Ruff Dirksen

Chronic stable angina is a clinical manifestation of coronary artery disease (CAD) . Chronic Stable Angina Chronic stable angina refers to chest pain that occurs intermittently over a long period with the same pattern of onset, duration, and ...

Google previewThe Trained Nurse and Hospital Review (1913)

While true angina is a disease of later life, and usually seen in connection with organic heart lesions and arteriosclerotic changes, false angina may occur at any age, in persons with no organic disease, and especially in the neurotic, the ...

Google previewNelson Essentials of Pediatrics E-Book (2014)

by Karen Marcdante, Robert M. Kliegman

Vincent angina refers to a virulent form of anaerobic pharyngitis; gray pseudomembranes are found on the tonsils. Lemierre...

Google previewPharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice (2006)

A Practical Approach by Virginia Poole Arcangelo, Andrew M. Peterson

Angina is a clinical syndrome caused by coronary artery disease (CAD) that can result in substantial morbidity. In 2004, the cost of cardiovascular disease is estimated to be nearly $240 billion, with CAD accounting for over $133 billion ...

Google previewPharmacology for the Primary Care Provider (2013)

by Marilyn Winterton Edmunds, Maren Stewart Mayhew

Unstable angina is a change in pattern of pain such as an increase in frequency, severity, and/or duration of pain and fewer precipitating factors. Patients with...

angina refers to coronary artery spasm. This is very rare.

Google previewEvidence-Based Chronic Pain Management (2011)

by Cathy Stannard, Eija Kalso, Jane Ballantyne

Chronic stable angina is an increasingly common condition affecting approximately 1.3 million UK citizens [3]. Its prevalence closely correlates with the incidence of coronary artery disease (CAD) which is the most common underlying ...

Google previewFast Facts for the Cardiac Surgery Nurse (2011)

Everything You Need to Know in a Nutshell by Tanya Hodge, MS, RN, CNS, CCRN

Stable angina refers to symptoms that occur with physical exertion or stress and subside with rest. Typically, these stable symptoms are caused by the slow build- up of atherosclerotic plaque in the walls of the coronary arteries. As the FIGURE ...

Google previewVisceral Pain (2009)

Clinical, Pathophysiological and Therapeutic Aspects by Maria Adele Giamberardino

––angina pectoris (Box 7.1) Angina pectoris is the clinical presentation of coronary atherosclerosis, a chronic and progressive disease. Angina is a late and inconsistent symptom of myocardial ischemia ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine Third Edition (2012)

by Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno

Angina. r Squeezing or pressure-like pain in the chest occurring immediately after exertion (other precipitating factors include emotional tension, cold weather, or large meals), possibly radiating to the left shoulder blade, left arm, or jaw, and ...

Google previewNational Health Data Dictionary 2012 version 16

Identifying and definitional attributes Metadata item type: Technical name: METeOR identifier: Registration status: Definition: Data Element Concept: Data Element Person—angina status, Canadian Cardiovascular Society code N 338335 ...

Google previewBailliere's Nurses' Dictionary - E-Book (2014)

for Nurses and Healthcare Workers by Barbara F. Weller

Heart Conditions: Angina and Myocardial Infarction Coronary heart disease may cause angina, chest pain or discomfort caused by a temporary deficiency of oxygen to the heart. It may result from stress-induced spasms of the coronary arteries ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Heart Diseases (2005)

by M. Gabriel Khan

Unfortunately patients with variant angina, even when the syndrome is completely controlled by calcium antagonists, have died or have had myocardial infarctions. Although calcium antagonists are efficient in controlling the pain of coronary ...

Google previewLexicon Physico-medicum (1794)

Or, A New Medicinal Dictionary. Explaining the Difficult Terms Used in the Several Branches of the Profession ... by John Quincy

Angina, avoayzz, et awayzn, from *yxor, strangulare, to strangle, is such an inflammation of the jaws or throat, as renders swallowing and breathing very difficult and troublesome. Hippocrates defines this a tumour either internal or external, that ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1865)

ANGINA—ANGIOTENIC. 67 -—-—.O.—or Soretln'oa! ; (an ere, 'tO choke!) Inflammation of the supra-(iaphragmatic portion of the alimentary canal, and of the air passages. The Latin writers applied the term to every disease in which dcglntition ...

Google previewAmerican Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopedia (2006)

by Martin S. Lipsky, M.D.

ANGINA on physical examination ol the abdomen, blood tests, and radiographic tests such as X rays, ultrasound, MRI, CT scanning, and angiography. II the aneurysm is unruptured, treatment depends on the size oi the aneurysm and the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine and Health (2011)

by James M. Rippe

Angina may also be characterized in some individuals by shortness of breath, nausea, or clamminess. Angina is...

Stable angina is normally predictable; that is , it has a regular pattern of frequency, severity, and trigger events. This means that ...

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