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infectious disease caused by a disease-causing organism (contagious)
pathogen an organism that causes a disease (germ)
localized specific to one area, only in one area
phagocyte the type of white blood cell that gobbles up the bacteria in or during the inflammatory responce
interferon cells produce this which interferes with the ability for a virus to reproduce
antigen protien markers found on pathogens
AIDS aquired immunodeficiency syndrome
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
immunity the body's ability to destroy pathogens before they can cause disease
active immunity occurs when your body goes through the immune responce and produces its own antibodies
"smart" viruses know how to mutate
"dumb" viruses don't know how to mutate
passive immunity immunity that you get from another source
allergy a disorder in which the immune system is overly sensitive to a foreign substance
noninfectious disease not caused by a pathogen so it is not contagious
phagocyte cell that eats
macrophage big eater
lymphocytes What type of white blood cell produces antibodies?
asthma a disorder in which the respiratory passages narrow significantly
Islet of Langerhans the area in the pancreas that makes insulin
cancer a disease in which cells multiply uncontrollably, destroying healthy tissue along the way
tumor a growth
benign tumors (friendly) not cancerous because they are not spread
malignant tumors (cancerous) tumors that can spread
metastasized spread
carcinogens cancer causing agents
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