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antibody
response your body makes to specific antigens or diseases
disinfection
to get rid of pathogens
sterilize
to clean and kill all organisms
disease
an abnormal state of the body
Epidemiology
the study of the occurance of disease
contaminate
to make impure or unclean
communicable
contageous; can spread
vector
a carrier of disease
Etiology
the study of the causes of disease
abscess
a localized collection of pus in any body part the results from invasion of a pathogen
immunization
protection from specific diseases using injections or vaccinations
asepsis
a condition free from germs, infection, and any form of life
inflamation
an immunological defense against allergy
sanitary
free from dirt and bacteria