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Congestion

Congestion Meaning & Definition
Congestion Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Congestion?

[n] excessive crowding; "traffic congestion"
[n] excessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part

Synonyms | Synonyms for Congestion: over-crowding

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See Also | crowding | haemothorax | hemothorax | hydrothorax | hyperaemia | hyperemia | pulmonary congestion | symptom

Congestion In Webster's Dictionary

\Con*ges"tion\ (?; 106), n. [L. congestio: cf. F. congestion.] 1. The act of gathering into a heap or mass; accumulation. [Obs.] The congestion of dead bodies one upon another. --Evelyn. 2. (Med.) Overfullness of the capillary and other blood vessels, etc., in any locality or organ (often producing other morbid symptoms); local hyper[ae]mia, active or passive; as, arterial congestion; venous congestion; congestion of the lungs.

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