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cystic fibrosis

noun [U] uk   /ˌsɪs.tɪk faɪˈbrəʊ.sɪs/ us    /-ˈbroʊ-/
a serious disease that causes glands in the lungs and other organs, such as the liver and the pancreas , not to work correctly
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