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infection vocabwk3

infection control vocab wk3

bacterial dysentery shingella dysenteriae
gonorrhea neissera gonorrhoeae
cholerae vibrio cholerae
whooping cough bordetella pertusis
botulism clostriclium botullnum
most post op wound infection staphylococcus aureus
virulence relative power of a pathogen to cause disease
saprophyte an organism living on decaying or dead organic matter
pathogen disease-causing microorganisms
parasitology study of parasites
obligate compulsory
mycosis any disease induced by a fungus
mycology study of fungi
morphology science of structure and form
microbiology study of microorganisms
inclusion bodies small, round bodies found in cells affected by a virus
heterotrophic requiring organic compounds to live and grow
flagellum hairlike, motile process on the extremity of a bacterium or a protozoan
binary fission method of asexual reproduction in which the cell divides into 2 parts
bacteriophage virus that attacks bacteria
bacteriology study of bacteria
autotrophic capable of growing in absence of organic compounds; self nourishing
anaerobe microorganism; lives without oxygen
aerobe microorganism; requires oxygen to live
Created by: a1h12