hypostatic congestion

n.

Congestion caused by poor circulation and resulting in the settling of venous blood in the lower part of an organ or the body.hypostasis

Nearby words

  1. hypospadias,
  2. hypospray,
  3. hypostasis,
  4. hypostasize,
  5. hypostatic,
  6. hypostatic ectasia,
  7. hypostatic pneumonia,
  8. hypostatize,
  9. hyposthenia,
  10. hyposthenuria


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