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fibrocongestive

Pronunciation: fi'bro-kon-jes'tiv

Definition: Term sometimes used to indicate the general condition of an organ or tissue in which acute or chronic, persistent congestion has resulted in degeneration and necrosis of cells and replacement with connective tissue elements, as in chronic congestive splenomegaly.

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