Definition of fibrocystic in English:


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


[attributive] Medicine
(Of a disease) characterized by the development of fibrous tissue and cystic spaces, typically in the pancreas or the breast.
More example sentences
  • 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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