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angina pectoris severe recurrent pain in the chest caused by a sudden decrease in the amount of blood flowing to the heart muscle.
angiogenesis the formation of new blood vessels.
angiogram an x-ray image of blood vessels that is taken after injecting a substance that absorbs x-rays into the blood.
angiography a technique for imaging blood vessels.
angioma a tumor consisting mainly of blood vessels or lymph vessels.
angioplasty surgical repair of a blood vessel.
angiosarcoma a malignant vascular tumor.
angiosperm a flowering plant that holds its seeds within an ovary.
angle1 the geometric figure made by two lines extending out from a single point. [10 definitions]
angle2 to fish with hook and line. [2 definitions]
angle iron a piece of rolled iron or steel in the form of a right angle along its lengthwise dimension, used in construction for joining parts or as support.
angle of incidence the angle that the line of movement of a body or of radiation, meeting a surface, makes with a line that is at right angles to the surface at the point of meeting.
angle of repose the greatest angle of incline at which sand, stones, soil, or the like will not slide or roll downhill.
angler a person who fishes with hook and line, usu. for sport. [3 definitions]
Angler fish any of various deepwater marine fishes that have a large mouth over which dangles a wormlike appendage that lures prey.
Angles a people from the lowlands of northern Germany who migrated to eastern England in the fifth century.
angleworm a worm used as bait in fishing, esp. an earthworm.
Anglican of or pertaining to the Church of England or churches of the same origin and communion. [2 definitions]
Anglicism (often l.c.) a word, idiom, or feature of the English language, esp. British English, borrowed by another language; Briticism. [2 definitions]
Anglicize (often l.c.) to change or conform to that which is English in style, manner, pronunciation, or the like.
Anglify to Anglicize.