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Disease that can be passed to a person to another person

Communicable disease

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Disease causing organisms that are so small they can only be seen through a microscope

Pathogens

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Conditions that occur when pathogens enter the body and multiply.

Infection

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The smallest pathogens

Viruses

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Tiny one called organism

Bacteria

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Organism that are more complex than bacteria

Fungi

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One called organisms

Protozoa

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Organism such as an insects that transmits pathogens

Vector

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Cleanliness

Hygiene

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Combination of body defects made up of cells tissues and organs

Immune systems

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Body ability to resist the germs that cause a disease

Immunity

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Body's response to injury

Inflammation

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Secondary circularity systems that helps the body fight pathogens

Lymphatic system

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White blood cells in the lymphatic system

Lymphocytes

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Substance released by invading pathogens

Antigen

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Portions that attach to antigens keeping them from harming the body

Antibodies

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Preparation of dead or weakened pathogens

Vaccine

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Length of time a disease can be spread

Contagious period

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Viral disease characterized by severe throat and swelling of the lymph glands

Mononucleosis (Mono)

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Viral disease of the liver characterizes by yellowing of the skin

Hepatitis

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Bacterial disease that affects the lungs

Tuberculosis

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Information of the lungs

Pneumonia

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Sore throat

Strep throat

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Infections that are spread from person to person

STDs

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Virus that causes AIDs

HIV

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Deadly desease that interferes with the body

AIDs

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Infection that rarely occurs in a healthy person

Opportunistic infection

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Person who appears healthy but is infected

Carrier

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Conditions that interferes with the proper functioning of the body or mind

Disease