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pathogen
any organism that causes any disease
infectious disease
a disease transfered from one organism to another
pasteurization
a heating process used today to kill micro organisms like milk
phagocyte
white blood cell that destroys a pathagine
T-cell
it recognizes marker molicules called antagines and if it is a pathagine it tells the B-cell
B-cell
produces chemicals that distroys the pathagine the chemical that is produced is called an antibody
antigen
a marker milicule that is found in each pathagine that identifys the pathagine
active immunity
when an indivituals immun system produces antibody to kill pathagines
passive immunity
when you recievean antibody from outside your body ex: vaccination
vaccine
a group of pathagines that have been weeked and have been placed in your body to activate your immune system
vaccination
the process by which harmless antigenes are dilibertly introduced in the body to produce active immunity
antibiotic
a chemical that kills bacteria slows doen its growth and doesn't harm your cells
noninfectious disease
NOT contachious
allergen
any substance that causes an allergy
allergy
disorder of the immune system where by the immune system is over sensative to a foreign substance
asthma
a respitory disorder in which the breathing passades narrow signifcantly
insulin
a chemical produced in the pancrease and it in ables body cells and it takes glucose out of your blood stream and uses it for energy
diabetes
produces high levels of glucose in the blood that goes unused because the pancrease doesn't work