|1.||to crowd or become crowded to excess; overfill|
|2.||to overload or clog (an organ or part) with blood or (of an organ or part) to become overloaded or clogged with blood|
|3.||(tr; usually passive) to block (the nose) with mucus|
|[C16: from Latin congestus pressed together, from congerere to assemble; see |
congest con·gest (kən-jěst')
v. con·gest·ed, con·gest·ing, con·gests
To cause the accumulation of excessive blood or tissue fluid in a vessel or an organ.