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Disease Review

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Diseases that are spread from person to person. communicable
Disease that are not spread from person to person . non-communicable
A substance given to people to prevent them from getting a communicable disease. vaccine
Poisons produced by microorganisms. toxins
The body's inborn defense system against disease and infection. immune system
Cells that prevent reinfection of a disease. memory cell
Cells that produce antibodies. b-cells
A condition where your body is no longer affected by a harmful pathogen. immunity
Medications that kill bacteria. antibiotics
A chemical produced in the cells when the cells are attacked by a virus. interferon
A rapidly spreading disease. epidemic
A disease that takes over an entire country, continent, or world. pandemic
Another name for germs. pathogens
A pathogen that causes the flu. virus
A pathogen that causes strep throat. bacteria
A pathogen that causes ringworm. fungus
A pathogen that causes malaria. protozoa
Created by: DominicE