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Vocabulary Study

simulation the process or act of imitation or acting out
simulate to imitate how something happens in a real-world situation by acting it out with a model
initial carrier the first person in a group to get a contagious disease
model a way of representing something in the world to learn more about it
representation a likeness or image of something
epidemiology the study of how and why diseases occur
epidemiologist a scientist who studies diseases and how they spread
sentinel case person who begins the spread of disease in a group
communicable disease a disease that spreads very readily from person to person
noncommunicable disease a disease that cannot be passed on by the person who is sick to other people
Created by: gramsl