NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,917 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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cystic fibrosis
(SIS-tik fy-BROH-sis)
A common hereditary disease in which exocrine (secretory) glands produce abnormally thick mucus. This mucus can cause problems in digestion, breathing, and body cooling.