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[an-jahyn-l, an-juh-nl]
  1. of, noting, or pertaining to angina, especially angina pectoris.
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Also an·gi·nous [an-jahy-nuh s] /ænˈdʒaɪ nəs/, an·gi·nose [an-juh-nohs, an-jahy-nohs] /ˈæn dʒəˌnoʊs, ænˈdʒaɪ noʊs/.

Origin of anginal

First recorded in 1805–15; angin(a) + -al1
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Examples from the Web for anginal

Historical Examples

  • Anginal attacks due to cardiac muscular degeneration may also imperil life.

    A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II


  • In quite one-fourth of all cases of gouty heart the pain is anginal, and such angina may be of the most pronounced type.

  • The cure of some hmorrhoids, about twelve months after the anginal attack, seemed greatly to benefit him.