SYN: brain congestion. [encephalo- + G. haima, blood]

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • congestion — Presence of an abnormal amount of fluid in the vessels or passages of a part or organ; especially, of blood due either to increased influx or to an obstruction to outflow. SEE ALSO: hyperemia. [L. congestio, a bringing together, a heap, fr. con… …   Medical dictionary

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