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Y9 Pearson Ch7 Vocab

Y9 Pearson Ch7 Vocab - Biology

a substance that kills or prevents the growth of bacteria antibiotic
a chemical made by the immune system that makes it easier for white blood cells to destroy pathogens antibody
microscopic, single-celled organisms bacteria
very easy to spread; used to describe a disease contagious
anything that causes your body to stop working properly disease
a chemical that is made by cells in response to injury histamine
able to make the antibodies to a pathogen before it can make you unwell; resistant to a disease immune
the system that fights infections immune system
a disease that can be spread ( adj + noun ) infectious disease
a white blood cell that makes antibodies lymphocyte
a white blood cell that consumes pathogens (m...) macrophage
a type of white blood cell that consumes pathogens (n...) neutrophil
an organism that causes disease pathogen
bacteria that cause disease (adj + noun) pathogenic bacteria
an early antibiotic penicillin
isolation to prevent spread of a disease quarantine
indicator of a particular disease symptom
a chemical that causes your body to react as if it encountered a pathogen; used to build immunity to a disease vaccine
a chemical that kills fungi fungicide
the organism a parasite lives in/on host
a cell invaded by viruses host cell
a single cell used by fungi to spread/reproduce spore
a pathogen about 100 times smaller than a bacterium virus
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