Definition: (from dictionary.com)
a. any attack of painful spasms characterized by sensations of choking or suffocating
b. any disease of the throat or fauces
"He had a bad case of angina."
"Her angina was acting up and she had to leave the party."
Origin: (from etymonline.com)
"1570s, from Latin angina 'infection of the throat,' from Greek ankhone 'a strangling' (see anger); probably influenced in Latin by angere 'to throttle.' Angina pectoris is from 1744, from Latin pectoris, genitive of pectus 'chest' (see pectoral (adj.))."
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