Definition for AN-GI'NA

AN-GI'NA, n. [L. from ango, to choke. See Anger.]

A quinsy; an inflammation of the throat; a tumor impeding respiration. It is a general name of the diseases called sore-throat, as quinsy, scarlet fever, croup, mumps, &c. – Coxe. Angina pectoris, an anomalous or spasmodic affection of the chest and organs of respiration, or a disease of the heart. – Coxe.

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