Definition of Congested

1. Adjective. Overfull as with blood.

Exact synonyms: Engorged
Similar to: Full

Definition of Congested

1. a. Crowded together.

Definition of Congested

1. Verb. (past of ''congest'') ¹

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Definition of Congested

1. congest [v] - See also: congest

Medical Definition of Congested

1. Containing an abnormal amount of blood; in a state of congestion. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Congested

conger eel
conger eels
congested (current term)
congestive cardiomyopathy
congestive cirrhosis
congestive heart failure
congestive heart failures
congestive splenomegaly

Literary usage of Congested

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"(d) congested Kidney (Cyanosed Kidney, Hyperemia of the Kidney, ... Some have held that the kidneys are not congested during the acute infections but that ..."

2. The Science and Art of Surgery: Being a Treatise on Surgical Injuries by Marcus Beck (1884)
"The length of time during which the congested condition of the bowel will ... On examination, the small intestine was found congested in two distinct ..."

3. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1891)
"1 l^oz.; slightly congested 12^oz.; in a similar condition, at base, but otherwise ... 12th day in hospital—congested. Twenty ulcers in ileum in stage of ..."

4. Principles of medicine: Comprising General Pathology and Therapeutics, and a by Charles James Blasius Williams, Meredith Clymer (1853)
"Thus mercury is, in some cases, a remedy for a congested liver; some'diuretics, ... A solution of capsicum applied to a frog's web, congested after previous ..."

5. A Treatise on the principles and practice of medicine: Designed for the Use by Austin Flint (1868)
"The membranes of the brain, and the brain itself, are more or less congested. There are usually considerable subarachnoid infiltration and etfi* ~~ turn ..."

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