What is cystic fibrosis?

Cystic fibrosis (derived from Latin mucus ‘mucus’, and viscidus ‘tough’ or ‘sticky’), also called cystic fibrosis (CF), 

is an autosomal recessive inherited metabolic disease.

 

As far as the scientific definition …

 

To date, cystic fibrosis is not curable. that’s exactly why the Tioran club was founded. We collect donations that go into research to cure the disease at some point in the future.

CF explained

To really understand what cystic fibrosis means and what effect the disease has on your daily life, check out this video.