HyperDic: cf

English > 3 senses of the word Cf / CF / cf:
NOUNsubstanceCf, californium, atomic number 98a radioactive transuranic element
stateCF, cystic fibrosis, fibrocystic disease of the pancreas, pancreatic fibrosis, mucoviscidosisthe most common congenital disease
ADVERBallcf, cf.compare (used in texts to point the reader to another location in the text)
English > Cf: 3 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA radioactive transuranic element; discovered by bombarding curium with alpha particles.
Synonymscalifornium, atomic number 98
Broadermetallic element, metalAny of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
Spanishcalifornio, número atómico 98
Catalancaliforni, Cf, número atòmic 98
English > CF: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe most common congenital disease; the child's lungs and intestines and pancreas become clogged with thick mucus; caused by defect in a single gene; no cure is known.
Synonymscystic fibrosis, fibrocystic disease of the pancreas, pancreatic fibrosis, mucoviscidosis
BroaderfibrosisDevelopment of excess fibrous connective tissue in an organ
monogenic disorder, monogenic diseaseAn inherited disease controlled by a single pair of genes
Spanishfibrosis quística, mucoviscidosis
Catalanfibrosi cística, fibrosi quística, mucoviscidosi, mucoviscidosis
English > cf: 3 senses > adverb 1
Meaningcompare (used in texts to point the reader to another location in the text).
Synonymcf.
Spanishcf., cfr.

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