Resembling or like angina, especially angina pectoris.
anginophobia (s) (noun)
, anginophobias (pl)
An abnormal or irrational dread of choking or of suffocation: Angina pectoris is not a sharp pain, but rather a sensation of pressure, squeezing, or tightness. It usually starts in the center of the chest under the breastbone (sternum) and radiates to the throat area.
The first time a person has uncomplicated angina pectoris, he or she may fear of having a fatal heart attack. An individual afflicted with anginophobia may become extremely anxious and even have a panic attack that will aggravate his chest pains.
A condition, such as severe sore throat, in which spasmodic attacks of suffocating pain occur.
A condition of nearly continuous angina pectoris even when at rest.
A reference to or characteristic of angina.
angio-, angi-, -angium
Greek > Latin: [receptacle], vessel, often a blood vessel; "covered by a seed or vessel", a seed vessel; a learned borrowing from Greek meaning "vessel" or "container".
This vessel or container element is used in medicine and biological sciences as angio, includes 228 applicable words, and is also linked to the following angioplasty pages which provide a greater grasp of the medical usages of this group:
Angioplasty, Part 1
Angioplasty, Part 2
Angioplasty, Part 3
Angioplasty, Part 4
Angioplasty, Part 5
Angioplasty, Part 6
Any technique that provides chronic, readily available contact with the vascular system. It may be arterial or venous, or by means of an arteriovenous communitation.
1. The arrangement and distribution of the blood vessels of any organ.
2. The vascular framework of an organ or tissue.
Spasmodic variability in the tone of blood vessels.
An irregular tension of the blood vessels.
1. A cell taking part in blood vessel formation.
2. The primordial mesenchymal tissue from which embryonic blood cells and vascular endothelium are differentiated; also known as a vasoformative cell.
A reference to angioblast.
1. A benign, slowly growing, cerebellar neoplasm composed of capillary-forming endothelial cells.
2. A benign blood vessel tumor of the cerebellum, spinal cord, or retina, consisting of proliferated blood vessel cells and angioblasts.
1. An X-ray examination of the thoracic vessels and the heart after the intravenous injection of a substance opaque to X-rays.
2. The film produced by angiocardiography.
Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving "blood" word units: