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cystic fibrosis


Few disagree with screening embryos for cystic fibrosis, but should they be permitted to try to screen for intelligence?
  the most common congenital disease; the child’s lungs and intestines and pancreas become clogged with thick mucus; no cure is known
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  • Few disagree with screening embryos for cystic fibrosis, but should they be permitted to try to screen for intelligence?
  • Bram had already experienced disaster in his life: his son had died of cystic fibrosis in adolescence.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • She was a parishioner, and her son had cystic fibrosis.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
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Associated words [difficulty]:   cystic fibrosis [9] , hemophilia [7] , Down syndrome [8] , muscular dystrophy [8] , sickle-cell anemia [8] , Klinefelter syndrome [9]
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