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congestive heart failure

noun
1.
heart failure (def 2).
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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Examples from the web for congestive heart failure
  • Your mom has been diagnosed with congestive heart failure.
  • The pressure they apply causes congestive heart failure and greatly restricts breathing.
  • Follow your health care provider's recommendations for treating conditions that may cause congestive heart failure.
  • congestive heart failure makes her short of breath and causes her legs to swell.
  • Call your health care provider if symptoms indicating congestive heart failure occur.
  • But he soon developed congestive heart failure, causing fluid to back up into his lungs.
congestive heart failure in Medicine

congestive heart failure n.
See heart failure.

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congestive heart failure in Science
congestive heart failure
  (kən-jěs'tĭv)   
See heart failure.
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