an uneasy burning sensation in the stomach, typically extending toward the esophagus, and sometimes associated with the eructation of an acid fluid.
bitter jealousy; envy.
a burning sensation beneath the breastbone caused by irritation of the oesophagus, as from regurgitation of the contents of the stomach Technical names cardialgia, pyrosis
See acid reflux
mid-13c., herte-brine “lust,” later “heartburn, indigestion” (mid-15c.); also herte-brenning “anger, bitterness” (c.1400), also “heartburn” (mid-15c.). See heart + burn (n.). Also cf. cardiac.
heartburn heart·burn (härt’bûrn’)
A burning sensation, usually centered in the middle of the chest near the sternum, caused by the reflux of acidic stomach fluids that enter the lower end of the esophagus. Also called cardialgia, pyrosis.
A burning sensation, usually centered in the middle of the chest near the sternum, caused by the reflux of acidic stomach fluids that enter the lower end of the esophagus. Also called acid reflux.
A burning sensation in the middle of the chest at the junction of the esophagus and stomach, caused by stomach acids that back up and enter the lower end of the esophagus.
noun 1. Machinery. a cam with a single lobe having the general shape of a heart.
noun 1. a large, heart-shaped variety of sweet cherry having soft flesh. 2. the tree bearing this fruit. noun 1. a heart-shaped variety of sweet cherry
noun 1. any condition of the heart that impairs its functioning. heart disease n. A structural or functional abnormality of the heart, or of the blood vessels supplying the heart, that impairs its normal functioning.
[hahr-tid] /ˈhɑr tɪd/ adjective 1. having a specified kind of (now used only in combination): hardhearted; sad-hearted. 2. fixed or present in the . [hahrt] /hɑrt/ noun 1. Anatomy. a hollow, pumplike organ of blood circulation, composed mainly of rhythmically contractile smooth muscle, located in the chest between the lungs and slightly to the left […]