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Synonyms of cystic fibrosis

Noun


1. cystic fibrosis, CF, fibrocystic disease of the pancreas, pancreatic fibrosis, mucoviscidosis, fibrosis, monogenic disorder, monogenic disease

usage: the most common congenital disease; the child's lungs and intestines and pancreas become clogged with thick mucus; caused by defect in a single gene; no cure is known

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