Define cystic fibrosis


Define cystic fibrosis

Diseases of the Respiratory System:

The respiratory system is the part of the human body that is involved in breathing. The primary organs of this system are the lungs, which take in oxygen from the atmosphere, and expel carbon dioxide.

Answer and Explanation:

Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease that affects breathing and causes frequent lung infections. People with cystic fibrosis have a genetic...

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Cystic Fibrosis: Cause, Progression, and Treatment

from Pathophysiology Textbook

Chapter 9 / Lesson 16

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