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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