Flashcards in Ch. 7 - Lymphatic System And Immunity Deck (4):
Thick, gummy consistency, often allow bacteria to stick to surfaces such as teeth. They also prevent phagocytize WBC from taking them up and destroying them.
Noncellular, parasitic agent consisting of an outer capsid and an inner core of nucleic acid
An infectious particle that is the cause of diseases such as scrapie in sheep, mad cow disease, and Creutzfelsr-Jakob disease in human, it has a protein component, but no nucleic acid has been detected