con·​ges·​tion kən-ˈjes(h)-chən How to pronounce congestion (audio)
: an excessive accumulation especially of blood or mucus
vascular congestion
nasal congestion

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“Congestion.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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