fibrocystic

adjective
fi·bro·cys·tic | \ ˌfī-brə-ˈsi-stik , ˌfi- \

Definition of fibrocystic 

: characterized by the presence or development of fibrous tissue and cysts

First Known Use of fibrocystic

1854, in the meaning defined above

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fibrocystic

adjective
fi·bro·cys·tic | \ ˌfīb-rə-ˈsis-tik , ˌfib- \

Medical Definition of fibrocystic 

: characterized by the presence or development of fibrous tissue and cysts fibrocystic changes in the pancreasLancet

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