attacks of cardiac distress accompanied by apprehension.
angor pectorisAn obsolete term referring to various aspects of coronary artery disease, including:
(1) Angina (pectoris);
(2) Silent ischaemia;
(3) Sense of impending doom—formerly, angor animi.
Gairdner,Sir William T., Scottish physician, 1824-1907.
Gairdner disease - attacks of cardiac distress accompanied by apprehension. Synonym(s): angor pectoris; angina pectoris sine dolore