A benign cystic tumour in breast tissue
Secretion of milk from the breast other than during lactation
A disorder that affects how the body processes certain sugars.
Small pear-shaped organ that sits under the liver and that stores bile.
Lumps of solid matter found in the gallbladder.
A camera that detects gamma rays given off by some radioactive substances.
Tissue death owing to very poor blood supply.
A surgical procedure in which a band is placed around the stomach, effectively to reduce its size and so reduce the amount a person can comfortably consume.
A surgical procedure to bypass the stomach, so that fewer calories are absorbed by the body.
Inflammation of the stomach lining.
A rare form of Crohn’s disease affecting the stomach and the duodenum, the first part of the small intestine.
Inflammation of the stomach and intestines usually causing sudden stomach pain that lasts for two or three days.
A doctor who specialises in the digestive system and its disorders.
Disease caused by the abnormal movement of stomach contents back up the oesophagus, or gullet.
The gut, which begins at the mouth and ends at the anus.
A surgical procedure in which the jejunum, part of the small intestine, is joined to the stomach.
The basic unit of genetic material carried on chromosomes.
Any agent that reduces or abolishes sensation, affecting the whole body.
Relating to the genes, the basic units of genetic material.
A sexually transmitted infection caused by the herpes simplex virus.
Related to the genital and urinary systems.
A condition in which smooth, red patches appear on the tongue, giving it a map-like appearance. Their position may change or migrate. It is harmless but on occasion painful
A doctor who specialises in caring for the elderly.
In pregnancy, the time from conception to birth.