[ kahr-dee-al-jee-uh, -juh ]
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Origin of cardialgia

First recorded in 1645–55; cardi- + -algia

Words Nearby cardialgia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use cardialgia in a sentence

  • The root yields a juice which is employed in skin diseases, in abscess, acid in cardialgia.

  • When the aliment has had time to ferment, and become acid, it produces cardialgia, or heart-burn.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II | Erasmus Darwin
  • Soap neutralizes the gastric acid without effervescence, and thus relieves the pain of cardialgia, where the stomach is affected.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II | Erasmus Darwin
  • For in riding a journey in cold weather, when the feet are long kept too cold, the digestion is impaired, and cardialgia produced.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II | Erasmus Darwin
  • If low down, there may be intense cardialgia and even cardiac spasm.

British Dictionary definitions for cardialgia


/ (ˌkɑːdɪˈældʒɪə, -dʒə) /

  1. obsolete pain in or near the heart

  2. a technical name for heartburn

Derived forms of cardialgia

  • cardialgic, adjective

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