angina pectorisangina pec·to·ris
a condition marked by recurrent pain, usually in the chest and left arm, caused by a sudden decrease of the blood supply to the heart muscle
Origin of angina pectorisL, literally , angina of the breast
Severe paroxysmal pain in the chest associated with an insufficient supply of blood to the heart.
Origin of angina pectorisNew Latin : Latin angina, quinsy + pectoris, genitive of pectus, chest.