HyperDic: congestion

English > 2 senses of the word congestion:
NOUNstatecongestionexcessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part
statecongestion, over-crowdingexcessive crowding
congestion > pronunciation
Soundskahnjheh'schahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > congestion: 2 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningexcessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part.
Narrowerhemothorax, haemothoraxaccumulation of blood in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest)
hydrothoraxaccumulation of fluid in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest) often resulting from disease of the heart or kidneys
hyperemia, hyperaemiaincreased blood in an organ or other body part
pulmonary congestioncongestion in the lungs
stuffinessstate of obstruction or stoppage or air in the nose or throat
Broadersymptom(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Spanishcongestión
Catalancongestió
Adjectivescongestiverelating to or affected by an abnormal collection of blood or other fluid
English > congestion: 2 senses > noun 2, state
Meaningexcessive crowding.
Example"traffic congestion"
Synonymover-crowding
BroadercrowdingA situation in which people or things are crowded together
Spanishapiñamiento, congestión
Verbscongestbecome or cause to become obstructed

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