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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to or affected by an abnormal collection of blood or other fluid.

Usage examples (35)
  • congestive heart disease
  • I even asked for a doctor because I figured I was having trouble with a blood clot ­ they often form in congestive heart failure cases because of poor blood flow.
  • That's a condition called congestive heart failure.
  • congestive heart failure is also known as congestive cardiac failure. for more
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