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8 Sci Immunity

8th Grade Science Immunity Vocabulary

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PASTEURIZATION PROCESS OF HEATING FOOD TO A TEMPERATURE THAT KILLS MOST BACTERIA.
VIRUS MINUTE PIECE OF GENETIC MATERIAL WITH A PROTEIN COAT THAT INFECTS HOST CELLS.
DIABETES CHRONIC DISEASE CAUSED BY INSULIN PRODUCTION.
PATHOGEN DISEASE-CAUSING ORGANISM.
INFECTIOUS DISEASE DISEASE SPREAD TO AN ORGANISM FROM AN INFECTED ORGANISM OR THE ENVIRONMENT.
SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES DISEASES TRANSMITTED FROM PERSON TO PERSON DURING SEXUAL CONTACT.
HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS LATENT OR HIDDEN VIRUS THAT CAN EXIST IN BLOOD AND BODY FLUIDS.
IMMUNE SYSTEM COMPLEX GROUP OF DEFENSES THAT YOUR BODY HAS TO FIGHT DISEASE.
ANTIGEN PROTEINS AND CHEMICALS THAT ARE FOREIGN TO YOUR BODY.
ANTIBODY PROTEIN MADE BY AN ANIMAL IN RESPONSE TO A FOREIGN PROTEIN OR CHEMICAL.
ACTIVE IMMUNITY WHEN YOUR BODY MAKES ITS OWN ANTIBODIES IN RESPONSE TO AN ANTIGEN.
PASSIVE IMMUNITY WHEN ANTIBODIES THAT HAVE BEEN PRODUCED IN ANOTHER ANIMAL ARE INTRODUCED INTO THE BODY.
HELPER T-CELL TYPE OF LYMPHOCYTE (WBC) THAT HELPS OTHER TYPES OF WBC'S PRODUCE ANTIBODIES.
VACCINATION NONINFECTIOUS FORM OF AN ANTIGEN THAT GIVES YOU IMMUNITY AGAINST A DISEASE.
NONINFECTIOUS DISEASE DISEASES NOT SPREAD FROM ONE PERSON TO ANOTHER.
CANCER UNCONTROLLED CELL GROWTH.
CHEMOTHERAPY USE OF CHEMICALS TO DESTROY CANCER CELLS.
ALLERGY OVERLY STRONG REACTION OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM TO A FOREIGN SUBSTANCE.
ALLERGEN SUBSTANCES THAT CAUSE ALLERGIC RESPONSES.
BIOLOGICAL VECTORS DISEASE-CARRYING ORGANISMS.
Created by: smurray817