mucoviscidosis


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Related to mucoviscidosis: cystic fibrosis

mu·co·vis·ci·do·sis

 (myo͞o′kō-vĭs′ĭ-dō′sĭs)

mucoviscidosis

(ˌmjuːkəʊˌvɪskɪˈdəʊsɪs)
n
(Medicine) another name for cystic fibrosis
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Noun1.mucoviscidosis - 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
monogenic disease, monogenic disorder - an inherited disease controlled by a single pair of genes
fibrosis - development of excess fibrous connective tissue in an organ
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mucoviscidosis

n (Med) → Mukoviszidose f
References in periodicals archive ?
[Zinc deficiency in mucoviscidosis.] Arch Pediatr 2000; 7: 1081-4.
Quinton, "Cystic fibrosis: impaired bicarbonate secretion and mucoviscidosis," Lancet, vol.
The nasal polyps are not true tumours and their formation is associated with inflammation, allergy, or mucoviscidosis. [67] Recurrent attacks of rhinitis eventually lead to nasal polyps formation, which may reach 3 to 4 cm in length.