Entry from US English dictionary
A weakness of the heart that leads to a buildup of fluid in the lungs and surrounding body tissues.
- This is the most frequent congenital heart disease causing congestive heart failure in infancy.
- What is the difference between congenital heart disease and congestive heart failure?
- As such, researchers have looked to the potential of stem cells as a treatment for congestive heart failure and other heart disease.
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Syllabification: con·ges·tive heart fail·ure
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