A small electrical device that functions to maintain a normal heart rate.
A rare genetic disorder characterised by clubbing of limbs and thickening of skin.
A common disorder affecting the middle-aged and elderly in which the formation of bone is disrupted. It usually affects the pelvis, skull, collarbone, vertebrae and the long bones of the leg.
A bone disease that leads to misshapen and fragile bones.
Redness and crusting of the skin of the nipple, sometimes associated with a breast lump, and usually due to a rare type of breast cancer
Rhythmic, involuntary, jerky movements of the soft palate of the throat and sometimes other muscles related to the throat.
Reddening of the hands, usually over the fleshy part on the palm, below the little finger.
Medical examination by the hands and fingertips.
The feeling when you become aware of your heartbeat - when frightened, for example.
A term applied to certain forms of paralysis.
Inflammation of the full length of the colon.
A gland behind the stomach that produces digestive enzymes and the hormones insulin and glucagon, which together regulate glucose levels in the blood.
A glandular organ that secretes digestive enzymes and hormones.
Surgical removal of the pancreas.
Relating to the pancreas.
The surgical removal of the pancreas
Inflammation of the pancreas, a gland behind the stomach that produces digestive enzymes and the hormones insulin and glucagon.
An outbreak of infection that affects numerous people in different countries.
The surgical removal of the large intestine, rectum and anus.
Small bumps or protuberances. The term is most often used to describe the small raised bumps on the tongue that house the taste buds.
Small muscles that are attached to the heart valves.
An optic disc swelling caused by increased intracranial pressure.