If both houses together are called Congress, why does Congressperson refer to members of the House of Representatives?

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The US Senate is referred to as the upper house of Congress. And the 'House of Representatives' which is also part of Congress, is referred as the lower house.

A member of the US Senate is called a Senator, not a Congressperson.

But Members of the House of Representatives are referred to as Congresspeople, Why?

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