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ANGI'NA, noun [Latin from ango, to choke. See Anger.]

A quinsey; an inflammation of the throat; a tumor impeding respiration. It is a general name of the diseases called sorethroat, as quinsy, scarlet fever, croup, mumps, etc.

Angina pectoris, an anomalous or spasmodic affection of the chest and organs of respiration; or a disease of the heart.