Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Chapter 22

Human Microbiome

TermDefinition
bacilli rod shaped bacteria
bacteria single celled microscopic organism that are the chief inhabitants of the microbiome
capsid protein shell that surrounds viral genetic material
capsomeres individual structural units forming the viral capsid
capsule gelatinous covering that keeps the bacterium from drying out
cocci round or spherical shaped bacteria
gram stain staining technique used to classify bacteria into one of two groups
human microbiome microbial makeup of healthy humans
pathogen disease causing microorganism
plasmids small loops of DNA contained within bacteria that allow them to transmit DNA from one cell to another
portal of entry pathway by which infectious organisms gain access to the body
spirilla spiral shaped bacteria
virus ultramicroscopic pathogen consisting of a nucleic acid within a protein shell
Created by: lindstromjPN110