fibrocystic

fibrocystic

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

Origin:
1850–55; fibro- + cystic

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fibrocystic fi·bro·cys·tic (fī'brō-sĭs'tĭk)
adj.
Characterized by increased fibrosis and cystic spaces, especially in glandular tissue.

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