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Part A-Matching

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Definition
Acute   Short-lasting primary infection  
Antigen   Substance that causes the production of antibodies  
Biological Transmission   Pathogen reproduces in vector  
Chronic   Disease that develops slowly and lasts for months  
Contagious Disease   Easily Spread disease  
Cytokines   Chemical Messengers  
Fomite   Inanimate object that can serve as a vector  
Major histocompatibility complex   MHC  
NK-cells   Cells that attack tumors  
Normal microbiota   Permanent resident of host  
Secondary infection   Opportunistic infection  
Siderophores   Bind iron  
Signs   Measurable effects of a disease  
Symptoms   Immeasurable effects of a disease  
Transient microbiota   Microbe present on host for a short amount of time  
Virulence   Pathogenicity of a microbe  
1st antibody to respond   IgM  
Antibodies found in mucosal secretions   IgA  
Associated with allergies & lysis of parasitic worms   IgE  
Most abundant & can cross the placenta   IgG  
Initiates immune response   IgD  
-oid   like  
phago-   eat  
pod-   foot  
sarco-   flesh  
sept-   rotting  
Phagocyte   Ingest foreign objects  
Mechanical Transmission   Vector not infected. Transmission directly due to physical interaction with vector  


   






 
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