decongestion

noun
de·​con·​ges·​tion | \ ˌdē-kən-ˈjes-chən How to pronounce decongestion (audio) , -ˈjesh-\

Definition of decongestion

: the process of relieving congestion

Other Words from decongestion

decongest \ ˌdē-​kən-​ˈjest How to pronounce decongest (audio) \ transitive verb
decongestive \ ˌdē-​kən-​ˈje-​stiv How to pronounce decongestive (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of decongestion

1908, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of decongestion was in 1908

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decongestion

noun
de·​con·​ges·​tion | \ -ˈjes(h)-chən How to pronounce decongestion (audio) \

Medical Definition of decongestion

: the process of relieving congestion

Other Words from decongestion

decongest \ -​ˈjest How to pronounce decongest (audio) \ transitive verb
decongestive \ -​ˈjes-​tiv How to pronounce decongestive (audio) \ adjective

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