Meaning of angina pectoris
Pronunciation: (pek'tu-ris), [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
- a syndrome characterized by paroxysmal, constricting pain below the sternum, most easily precipitated by exertion or excitement and caused by ischemia of the heart muscle, usually due to a coronary artery disease, as arteriosclerosis.
- angina pectoris (Thesaurus)