Associations to the word «Congestion»


CONGESTION, noun. The act of gathering into a heap or mass; accumulation.
CONGESTION, noun. An excess of traffic.
CONGESTION, noun. (medicine) Overfullness of the capillary and other blood vessels, etc., in any locality or organ (often producing other morbid symptoms); local hypermic, active or passive; as, arterial congestion; venous congestion; congestion of the lungs.
CONGESTION, noun. (medicine) An excess of mucus or fluid in the respiratory system; congestion of the lungs, or nasal congestion.

Dictionary definition

CONGESTION, noun. Excessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part.
CONGESTION, noun. Excessive crowding; "traffic congestion".

Wise words

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