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selective breeding
choose individuals with most desirable traits to breed with one another, can produce new varieties of plants and animals
genetic engineering
modifying organisms similar to selective breeding, allows more specific manipulation of genes, introduces genes from other species by use of viruses
monoculture
communities dominated by a single species (caused from high disturbance)
parasite
eukaryotic
host behavior
invade body
treatments hard on body
viruses
not composed of a cell
no metabolism
attaches to cells and manipulates
very difficult to kill with drugs
bacteria
much smaller and complicated cells than ours
-reproduce with the body
-directly and indirectly cause harm to the body
-antibiotics only used for this
acquired immunity
cells with special molecules that recognize and attack non-self entities and prevents us from being re-attacked by the same disease
peyote
cactus used a drug(psychoactive) for religious purposes
biophilia
live of living things