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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to congestion; indicating an unnatural accumulation of blood. etc., in some part of the body: as, a congestive chill.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Med.) Pertaining to, indicating, or attended with, congestion in some part of the body.

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  • adjective Characterized by congestion

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to or affected by an abnormal collection of blood or other fluid

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