Micobiology Vocab words

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Vocabulary
Directions: Write each vocabulary term on a single index card. Word on the front, and definition on the
back.
VOCAB TERM
Antibiotic
Bacteria
DEFINITION
A drug that kills bacteria or slows the growth
0ne of the two domanis of prokaryotes .
Disease
Epidemic
An outbreak of disease that attacks many peoples at about the same time and
may spread through one or several communities
Host Cell
Fungi
are eukaryotic, non photosynthetic organisms, and most are multicellular
heterotrophs
.
Microbiology
Outbreak
Pandemic
Parasite
happens when a disease occurs in greater numbers than expected in a
community or region, or during a season
affects a large proportion of the population, occurring over a wide geographic
area such as a section of a nation, the entire nation, a continent or the world.
.
A parasite is an organism that feed on another individual, known as the host.
.
Pathogen
Protist
Virus
Biotechnology
Vector
Algae
eukaryotic organisms that are unicellular colonial or include the protozoans,
most algae, and often some fungi.
A small, nonliving particle that invades and then reproduces inside a living cell
The manipulation of living things to make useful products
An organism that transmits a diseases
plant or plantlike organism of any of several phyla, divisions, or classes of
chiefly aquatic usually chlorophyll-containing
“The strength of the Pride is the lion. The strength of the lion is the Pride.” African Proverb
Vaccine
is a substance introduced into the body to stimulate the production of chemicals
that destroy specific viruses or bacteria.
Immunization
Infectious Disease
illness that pass from one organism to another.
Carrier
Eukaryote
An organisms whose ells contains a nucleus and organelles enclosed by
membranes
Prokaryote
Protozoa
a tiny organism whose body is a single cell
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