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Cystic fibrosis

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  1. a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 23, 2008
  2. mucoviscoidosis, or mucoviscidosis

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  3. Thick mucus production results in frequent lung infections

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 23, 2008
  4. Diminished secretion of pancreatic enzymes is the main cause of poor growth, fatty diarrhea, and deficiency in fat-soluble vitamins

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 23, 2008
  5. Males can be infertile due to the condition congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens

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