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- adj. Characterized by congestion
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, indicating, or attended with, congestion in some part of the body.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to congestion; indicating an unnatural accumulation of blood. etc., in some part of the body: as, a congestive chill.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating to or affected by an abnormal collection of blood or other fluid
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Zenuk C, Healey J, Donnelly J, et al. Thiamine deficiency in congestive heart failure patients receiving long term furosemide therapy.
And even though this was a hospital where staff serve people who are sick or dying or their caregivers, I kept my cool and added: I don't mean to be rude, but I have someone at home in congestive heart failure.
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.
Heart failure also called congestive cardiac failure, which is caused by structural or functional disorders.
If a moderate to large part of the heart muscle turns to scar tissue, then that person may suffer from what's called congestive heart failure.
If you add on like something like this anti-inflammatory causing a little bit of fluid buildup, makes it even harder for the heart to beat, to pump and that's called congestive heart failure.
That is called congestive heart failure, your heart actually starts to gets congested.
It's called congestive heart failure, and it is pretty easily treatable.
That's a condition called congestive heart failure.
In the condition known as congestive heart failure or cardiac failure, the heart “fails” to meet the oxygen and metabolic needs of the body.