congestion

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congestion

[kən′jes·chən]
(medicine)
An abnormal accumulation of fluid, usually blood, but occasionally bile or mucus, within the vessels of an organ or part.

congestion

When the offered load of a data communication path exceeds the capacity.

congestion

The condition of a network when there is not enough bandwidth to support the current traffic load.