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Health 2/13/18

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TermDefinition
diseases that are spread from person to person communicable
diseases 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
medicatons that kill bacteria antibiotics
a chemical produced in the cells when the cells are attacted 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 strep throat bacteria
a pathogen that causes the flu virus
a pathogen that causes ringworm fungus
a pathogen that causes malaria protozoa