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Definition of "congestive" [con•gest•ive]

  • Characterized by congestion (adjective)

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Use "congestive" in a sentence
  • "Zenuk C, Healey J, Donnelly J, et al. Thiamine deficiency in congestive heart failure patients receiving long term furosemide therapy."
  • "And even though this was a hospital where staff serve people who are sick or dying or their caregivers, I kept my cool and added: I don't mean to be rude, but I have someone at home in congestive heart failure."
  • "I even asked for a doctor because I figured I was having trouble with a blood clot ­ they often form in congestive heart failure cases because of poor blood flow."
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