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Disease Review

QuestionAnswer
communicable diseases that are spread from person to person
non-communicable diseases that are not spread from person to person
vaccine a substance given to peopleto prevent them from geting a communicable disease
toxins poisons produced by microorganisms
immune system the body's inborn defense system against disease and infection
memory cell cells that prevent reinfection of a disease
b-cells cells that produce anitibodies
immunity a condition where your body is no longer affected by a harmful pathogeon
antibodies medications that kill bacteria
interferon a chemical produced in the cells when the cells are attacked by a virus
epidemic a rapidly spreading disease
pandemic a disease that takes over the entire country, continent, or the world.
pathogens another name for germs
virus a pathogen that cause the flu
bacteria a pathogen that causes strep throat
fungus a pathogen that causes ringworm
protozoa a pathogen that causes malaria
Created by: carlymone