Definition of

Fibrocystic Disease of the Pancreas

  1. (noun, state) 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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Synonyms of Fibrocystic Disease of the Pancreas

cf, cystic fibrosis, mucoviscidosis, pancreatic fibrosis

Alternate forms of Fibrocystic Disease of the Pancreas

Hypernyms: fibrosis, monogenic disease, monogenic disorder

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