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decongestion

noun de·con·ges·tion \ˌdē-kən-ˈjes(h)-chən\

Definition of DECONGESTION

:  the process of relieving congestion
de·con·gest \-ˈjest\ transitive verb
de·con·ges·tive \-ˈjes-tiv\ adjective

First Known Use of DECONGESTION

1908
Medical Dictionary

decongestion

noun de·con·ges·tion \-ˈjes(h)-chən\

Medical Definition of DECONGESTION

:  the process of relieving congestion
de·con·gest \-ˈjest\ transitive verb
de·con·ges·tive \-ˈjes-tiv\ adjective

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