serious medical disorder

Cystic Fibrosis Description

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a serious medical disorder that affects the lung and causes severe nutritional deficiencies. This inherited disorder affects cells which produce sweat, saliva, digestive juices, and mucus. In normal people, these secretions are thin and slippery, but in CF patients, the defective gene causes secretions to become extremely viscous, sticky and rubbery. […]

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