Definition of fibrocystic in English:

fibrocystic

Syllabification: fi·bro·cys·tic
Pronunciation: /ˌfībrəˈsistik, ˌfib-
 
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adjective

[attributive] Medicine
  • (Of a disease) characterized by the development of fibrous tissue and cystic spaces, typically in the pancreas or the breast.
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    • Women with a fibrocystic disease should continue to do breast self-examination.
    • If a person has had a biopsy that shows certain kinds of fibrocystic disease, she may be at increased risk.
    • Most breast tenderness that comes and goes with the period is due to benign fibrocystic disease and should not be a cause for concern.

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