congestion

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

Medical Definition of congestion

: an excessive accumulation especially of blood or mucus vascular congestion nasal congestion

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“Congestion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/congestion. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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