Enzyme—A type of protein, produced in the body, that brings about or speeds up chemical reactions.
Gastrointestinal tract—The stomach, small intestine and large intestine.
Hypersecretory—Excessive production of a bodily secretion. The most common hypersecretory syndrome of the stomach is Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome, a syndrome consisting of fulminating intractable peptic ulcers, gastric hypersecretion and hyperacidity, and the occurrence of gastrinomas of the pancreatic cells of the islets of Langerhans.
Inflammation—Pain, redness, swelling, and heat that usually develop in response to injury or illness.
Mucous—Thick fluid produced by the moist membranes that line many body cavities and structures.