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Biology vocab #2

Antigen Substance that triggers an immune response
Vector Animal that carries disease-causing organisms from person to person
Antibiotic Compound that blocks the growth and reproduction of bacteria
Pathogen Disease-causing agent, such as bacterium or fungus
Disease Any change other than injury, that disrupts the normal functions of the body
Vaccination Injection of a weakened or mild form of a pathogen to provide immunity
Antibody Specialized protein that helps destroy disease-causing organisms
Inflammatory response Nonspecific defense reaction to tissue damage caused by injury or infection
Toxin Poison that produces illness by disrupting bodily functions
Fever Elevated body temperature that occurs in response to infection
Created by: reigere962