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fibrocystic

[ fahy-broh-sis-tik ]
/ ˌfaɪ broʊˈsɪs tɪk /
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adjective

showing or having the increased fibrosis associated with dilated glandular structure, as in the breast nodules of fibrocystic disease.

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Origin of fibrocystic

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

fibrocystic
[ fī′brō-sĭstĭk ]

adj.

Characterized by increased fibrosis and cystic spaces, especially in glandular tissue.
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