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Medical Term:

angina

Pronunciation: an′ji-nă, an-jī′nă

Definition:

  1. A severe, often constricting pain or sensation of pressure, usually referring to angina pectoris.
  2. Older term for a sore throat from any cause.

[L. quinsy]

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