A substance that acts against viruses, for example and antiviral drug.
An abbreviation for acute necrotising ulcerative gingivitis - a severe and painful gum infection also known as 'trench mouth'
A failure of the kidneys to produce urine.
The external opening of the back passage, the rectum.
The body's main artery, which arises out of the heart and supplies blood to all other parts of the body.
Difficulty in understanding and generating speech.
A small, painful sore in the mouth or throat, also known as a canker sore. They are very common and harmless
A rare but serious type of anaemia in which the red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets in the blood are all reduced. It is caused by a failure of the bone marrow to produce stem cells.
The protein part of lipoproteins, compounds that function to transport lipids in the bloodstream.
The main protein part of low-density lipoprotein, a compound that functions to transport lipids in the bloodstream.
A natural process of programmed cell death, for example, when cells are old or damaged.
Inflammation of the appendix, a small tube attached to the large intestine.
A small solid projection of tissue on the outer surface of the testis.
An abbreviation for AIDS-related complex
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
The small area of darkened skin surrounding the nipple of the breast
A rare type of ovarian tumour.
Any form of disturbance to the heart's normal regular beat
When the amount of blood flowing through an artery is insufficient to meet the needs of the tissue.
An abnormal connection between an artery and a vein.
A group of veins and arteries with abnormal connections between the two.
A blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart. Apart from the pulmonary artery and umbilical artery, all arteries carry oxygenated blood.
Pain in the joints.
Inflammation of one or more joints of the body.