- any condition of the heart that impairs its functioning.
Origin of heart disease
Related Words for heart diseaseangina
Examples from the Web for heart disease
Historical Examples of heart disease
You're not going to spring anything so pat as heart-disease on us?Questionable Shapes
William Dean Howells
Pennington Lawton had died of heart-disease, so said the coroner.The Crevice
William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
She had danced too much at the ball that night, and she had died suddenly of heart-disease.Shapes that Haunt the Dusk
I recalled he had written to us that he was suffering from heart-disease, and I was alarmed for him.The Mystery of Lincoln's Inn
He died at Baden-Baden of heart-disease on the 28th of May 1910.
- A structural or functional abnormality of the heart, or of the blood vessels supplying the heart, that impairs its normal functioning.