from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See heartburn.
- n. Localized pain in the region of the heart.
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- n. cardialgy; heartburn
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, the heartburn; a burning sensation in the upper, left, or cardiac orifice of the stomach, rising into the esophagus, due to indigestion; gastralgia.
At the commencement he was troubled with nausea and cardialgia; thirsty, tongue was parched; urine thin and dark.
Immediately on the commencement had thirst, nausea, and cardialgia; tongue dry; bowels disordered, with thin and scanty dejections; had no sleep.
A strong heat about the stomach and cardialgia are bad symptoms in fevers.
Hegar considers that in women an injurious result follows the nonsatisfaction of the sexual impulse and of the "ideal feelings," and that symptoms thus arise (pallor, loss of flesh, cardialgia, malaise, sleeplessness, disturbances of menstruation) which are diagnosed as "chlorosis."
The root yields a juice which is employed in skin diseases, in abscess, acid in cardialgia.
Its extract, in small doses, has been given in cardialgia, lepra, etc.
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The district doctor, who, like all contemporary doctors, -- especially those of them who wear a uniform, -- was fond of showing off his learned terminology, informed her that her nephew had all the dioptric symptoms of nervous cardialgia, and that febris was present also.
The district doctor, who like all modern physicians -- especially those who wear a government uniform -- was fond of showing off with scientific terms, announced that her nephew's diagnosis showed all the symptoms of neurotic cardialgia, and there were febrile symptoms also.
It is distinguished from apepsia and cardialgia by there being nothing ejected from the stomach by the retrograde motions of it, or of the oesophagus.
They seem to spread downwards from the throat into the stomach, and probably through the whole intestinal canal, beginning their course with cardialgia, and terminating it with tenesmus; and might perhaps be called an erysipelas of this mucous membrane.