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addiction?
what is it called when your body becomes completely dependent on something i.e nicotine?
alcohol?
whats the substance called that if consumed too often can damage your liver?
antibody?
a substance made by your white blood cells to fight off pathogens?
antigen?
what are the foreign invaders in the body that trigger an immune response?
bacteria?
a type of micro-organism that can be killed by antibiotics
barrier?
a line of defense to protect the body from foreign invaders.
caffeine?
a weak stimulating drug in drinks such as tea and coffee
Cannabis
a class C drug. it only has anecdotal evidence of its effects
C******s
cilia?
tiny hairs that line the respiratory tract, they remove mucus and dirt from reaching the lungs.
circulatory system?
the main organ in this system is the heart
disease?
an illness that effects your body that can be infectious
drug?
something that you can get addicted to it can help your body and damage your body.
foreign body?
something that attacks our body
gaseous exchange?
transfer of oxygen from the air into our blood and carbon dioxide out of our blood into the air