By a sad coincidence, one of these heroes, John Michael Doar, died that same day from congestive heart failure.
They languished in nursing homes, too out of breath from congestive heart failure to get up and move around.
In 2008, Love died of congestive heart failure at the age of 92.
Taylor had been ill with congestive heart failure for several years and was hospitalized in February.
Dr. Scrimshaw died of congestive heart failure on Friday at the age of 95.
There is a form of congestive apoplexy affecting cattle which are in a plethoric condition.
He was taken in the night with what was supposed to be a congestive chill.
On an average, about 1/5 to 1/4 of the deaths annually occur from bilious remittent, congestive and typhus fever.
This fever is often tenacious and intermittent; sometimes it is congestive.
congestive fevers and agues are then quite common, and the wealthier orders retire to the high lands of the interior.
early 15c., "to bring together" (transitive), from Latin congestus, past participle of congerere "to bring together, pile up," from com- "together" (see com-) + gerere "to carry, perform" (see gest). Medical sense of "unnatural accumulation" (1758) led to transferred (intransitive) sense of "overcrowd" (1859). Related: Congested; congesting.
congestive con·ges·tive (kən-jěs'tĭv)
Of or characterized by congestion.
congest con·gest (kən-jěst')
v. con·gest·ed, con·gest·ing, con·gests
To cause the accumulation of excessive blood or tissue fluid in a vessel or an organ.