Definition of cardialgia in English:

cardialgia

noun

  • 1Heartburn.

    • ‘It is generally preceded by a cardialgia, or heart-burn, sour belchings, and flatulences, with pain of the stomach and intestines.’
    • ‘The expression hugbit, ‘hug-bite,’ referred to belching, heartburn, and other symptoms of cardialgia, which were attributed to a ‘biting spirit’ belonging to someone else.’
    • ‘40 patients with panic attacks, chronic algesic syndromes (chronic headaches of tension, cardialgias) entered the study.’
  • 2

    another term for cardiodynia

Pronunciation:

cardialgia

/ˌkärdēˈalj(ē)ə/