congestive heart failure


noun


Nearby words

  1. congest,
  2. congested,
  3. congestion,
  4. congestion charging,
  5. congestive,
  6. congestive splenomegaly,
  7. congius,
  8. conglobate,
  9. conglobe,
  10. conglomerate

Origin of congestive heart failure

First recorded in 1930–35

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Medicine definitions for congestive heart failure

congestive heart failure

n.

heart failure

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Science definitions for congestive heart failure

congestive heart failure

[kən-jĕstĭv]

See heart failure.
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