Cardialgy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cardialgy (Med) A burning or gnawing pain, or feeling of distress, referred to the region of the heart, accompanied with cardiac palpitation; heartburn. It is usually a symptom of indigestion.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cardialgy Same as cardialgia.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Cardialgy an uneasy sensation or burning pain at the upper orifice of the stomach, apparently at the heart—hence called heartburn
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. cardialgia, fr. Gr. ; heart + pain: cf. F. cardialgie,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.—Gr. kardiakoskardia, the heart.