cystic fibrosis

Definitions

Food

  • noun a genetic disease that thickens bodily mucus and impairs digestion

Medical

  • noun a hereditary disease in which there is malfunction of the exocrine glands such as the pancreas, in particular those which secrete mucus, causing respiratory difficulties, male infertility and malabsorption of food from the gastrointestinal tract.
  • acronymCF
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