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fibrocystic

[fahy-broh-sis-tik]
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adjective
  1. showing or having the increased fibrosis associated with dilated glandular structure, as in the breast nodules of fibrocystic disease.

Origin of fibrocystic

First recorded in 1850–55; fibro- + cystic
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fibrocystic

([object Object])
adj.
  1. Characterized by increased fibrosis and cystic spaces, especially in glandular tissue.
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