Cystic Fibrosis

Science / Genetics / Cystic Fibrosis: An autosomal recessive genetic condition of the exocrine glands, which causes the body to produce excessively thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs and pancreas, interfering with breathing and digestion.

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)

Science / Genetics / Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD): A group of conditions characterized by fluid filled sacs that slowly develop in both kidneys, eventually resulting in kidney malfunction. MORE

Cystic Fibrosis

Science / Biology / Cystic Fibrosis: An autosomal recessive genetic disorder that causes the production of mucus that clogs the airways of the lungs and the ducts of the pancreas and other secretory glands. MORE