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cystic fibrosisnoun [U]

uk   /ˌsɪs.tɪk faɪˈbrəʊ.sɪs/  us   /-ˈbroʊ-/
a ​seriousdisease that ​causes glands in the ​lungs and other ​organs, such as the liver and the pancreas , not to ​workcorrectly
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