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The study of living forms visible under microscopes is called microbiology
The invasion and proliferation of pathogens in body tissues is known as an infection
a disease causing micro organism is also known as a pathogens
an atom or a group of atoms that have a positive or negative charge is called an ion
A term that describes a bacteria that can live without air is anaerobic
an organism that lives in, on, or at the expense of another organism without contributing to the host's survival is a parasite
organs and structures that regulate the bodies immunity, or resistance to disease is known as the immune system
inflammation of the lungs is called pneumonia
treatment or drugs that destroy or inhibit the growth and division of malignant cells is called: chemotherapy
inflammation of the pharynx is called: pharyngitis
the transmission of diseases from an infected person propelling pathogens through the air on particles larger than 5 microns in size to a susceptible host eyes, nose, or mouth is called airborne transmission
What is a living thing that carries pathogens: Vector
what is a nonliving objectives or substances capable of carrying infectious organisms fomite
What is the term used to describe the normal micro-organisms in the body? Normal flora
Infection agents are pathogens that cause: infections or infestations
infectious agent, reservoir, portal of exit, mode of transmission, portal of entry, and susceptible hosts are all part of: the chain of infection
moisture, warmth, oxygen, food, time are all conditions for: bacterial growth
Created by: CBohlander



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