Recent Examples of fibrosis from the Web
Its stock is up more than 20% (no small feat for a company that now has a nearly $41 billion market valuation) thanks to clinical trial results for a cystic fibrosis (CF) drug cocktail which shocked investors.
Because most of the people who had their CFTR gene sequenced showed clinical signs of cystic fibrosis, Resta could be reasonably confident that an observed mutation in that gene was the one that had led to the disease.
The Pipeline to a Cure gala celebrates the healthful benefits the ocean offers for those who battle cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system.
The antibodies also make matters worse by attaching to receptors on the macrophages, which in response spit out transforming growth factor β, an immune messenger that activates collagen-producing fibroblasts, leading to fibrosis of tissues.
Michael also is a little kid living with cystic fibrosis -- a condition that affects the lungs and, for him, means aggressive treatment for coughs.
Gerard had pulmonary fibrosis, scarring of the lung tissue.
Here is a very different, terrifying example of sense: In Canada, people with cystic fibrosis live, on average, about ten years longer than those in the United States.
In the 1960s, children with cystic fibrosis were expected to live until about 10.
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Origin and Etymology of fibrosis
First Known Use: 1873See Words from the same year
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