congestive
adjective see congest

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Congestive — Con*gest ive, a. (Med.) Pertaining to, indicating, or attended with, congestion in some part of the body; as, a congestive fever. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • congestive — 1846, from CONGEST (Cf. congest) + IVE (Cf. ive). Congestive heart failure is recorded from 1928 …   Etymology dictionary

  • congestive — [[t]kənʤe̱stɪv[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n A congestive disease is a medical condition where a part of the body becomes blocked. [MEDICAL] ...congestive heart failure …   English dictionary

  • congestive — ● congestif, congestive adjectif Relatif à la congestion …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • congestive — adjective relating to or affected by an abnormal collection of blood or other fluid (Freq. 1) congestive heart disease • Pertains to noun: ↑congestion • Derivationally related forms: ↑congest …   Useful english dictionary

  • congestive — See congestion. * * * …   Universalium

  • congestive — adjective Characterized by congestion …   Wiktionary

  • congestive — Relating to congestion. * * * con·ges·tive jes tiv adj having to do with congestion …   Medical dictionary

  • congestive — adj. tending to cause congestion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • congestive — con·ges·tive …   English syllables

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