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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 an·gi·na /ænˈʤaɪnə, ˈænʤə-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 an·gi·na /ænˈʤaɪnə, ˈænʤə-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 an·gi·na n.
 1. Med. Any inflammatory affection of the throat, as the quinsy, malignant sore throat, croup, etc., especially such as tends to produce suffocation, choking, or shortness of breath. [Obs.]
 Angina pectoris Chest pain caused by myocardial ischemia precipitated by exertion and relieved by rest.  It is so called because the pain is accompanied by a sense of suffocating contraction or tightening of the lower part of the chest; -- called also breast pang, spasm of the chest.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 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 [syn: angina pectoris]