Origin of cardialgia
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Cardialgia is a painful condition of the stomach, usually referred to its cardiac orifice, and is popularly known as heartburn.
It is scarcely credible to what extent the use of antacids may be carried to relieve the cardialgia of pregnancy.A System of Midwifery
The root yields a juice which is employed in skin diseases, in abscess, acid in cardialgia.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
Soap neutralizes the gastric acid without effervescence, and thus relieves the pain of cardialgia, where the stomach is affected.
For in riding a journey in cold weather, when the feet are long kept too cold, the digestion is impaired, and cardialgia produced.
- obsolete pain in or near the heart
- a technical name for heartburn
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