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decongestive

[dee-kuh n-jes-tiv] /ˌdi kənˈdʒɛs tɪv/
adjective, Medicine/Medical
1.
relieving or tending to relieve congestion.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; de- + congestive
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Examples for decongestive
  • Complex decongestive therapy is divided into two successive phases.
  • Combined therapy is also called complex decongestive therapy.
  • The treatment for lymphedema is known as complex decongestive therapy.

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