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v. con·gest·ed, con·gest·ing, con·gests
1. To overfill or overcrowd: Trucks congested the tunnel.
2. Medicine To cause the accumulation of excessive blood or tissue fluid in (a vessel or organ).
To become congested.

[Latin congerere, congest-, to heap up, crowd together : com-, com- + gerere, to carry.]

con·ges′tion n.
con·ges′tive adj.
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Adj.1.congestive - relating to or affected by an abnormal collection of blood or other fluid; "congestive heart disease"
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[kənˈdʒestɪv] ADJ (Med) → congestivo
congestive heart failureinsuficiencia f cardíaca congestiva
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[kənˈdʒɛstɪv] adj (MEDICINE) [heart failure, condition] → congestif/ive
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adj (Med) → Stauungs-; congestive heart failureStauungsinsuffizienz f
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a. congestivo-a, rel. a la congestión;
___ heart failureinsuficiencia cardíaca ___.
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adj congestivo
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