congestion definition

  • noun:
    • The act of gathering into a heap or size; buildup.
    • too much traffic.
    • Overfullness for the capillary along with other bloodstream, etc., in virtually any locality or organ (frequently making other morbid signs); neighborhood hypermic, energetic or passive; since, arterial congestion; venous obstruction; obstruction for the lung area.
    • an excessive amount of mucus or fluid inside respiratory system; congestion regarding the lungs, or nasal obstruction.
    • The act of gathering into a heap or mass; accumulation.
    • Overfullness of the capillary and other blood vessels, etc., in any locality or organ (often producing other morbid symptoms); local hyper√¶mia, active or passive.
    • The work of gathering or heaping collectively or forming a mass; an aggregation.
    • An excessive buildup; an overcrowded problem; specifically, in medicine, an unnatural buildup of bloodstream in an organ or component; hyperemia: because, obstruction of lungs or of brain.
    • exorbitant crowding
    • exorbitant buildup of blood or other fluid in a human body part

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