Phineas Gage Vocabulary 2 Monday, March 31 O 1. Bacteria (11)- noun- single celled, microscopic life O O O O forms, often parasitic 2. Microscope (11)- noun- a device that uses a lens to produce a greatly magnified image of an object. 3. Immune system (13)- noun- a system of biological structures and processes within an organism that protects against disease. 4. Antibiotic (13)- noun- a naturally produced agent that destroys bacteria, used as a medication, but it has no effect on viruses 5. Portrait (23)- noun- picture of a person Tuesday, April 1 O 6. Anesthesia (24)- medically induced insensitivity to O O O O pain, may render a patient unconscious or merely numb a body part. 7. Specimen (24)- something (such as an animal or plant) collected as an example of a particular kind of thing. 8. fermentation- noun- chemical conversion into simpler substances, involving the breakdown of carbohydrates by microorganisms. 9. Retroactive (67)- adjective- applying to the past 10. Freak show (43)- noun- an exhibition of biological rarities, referred to as "freaks of nature," typical features would be physically unusual humans. Wednesday, April 2 O Write out each sentence and then insert the correct vocabulary word. 1. Many pharmaceuticals are produced by _____________. 2. I am looking for a particular _______ for my butterfly collection. 3. The _____________ allowed the students in science lab to view bacteria on slides. Thursday, April 3 O Draw a picture to illustrate the meaning of the following vocabulary words. O 1. bacteria O 2. anesthesia O 3. portrait Friday, April 4 O Write out each sentence and then insert the correct vocabulary word. O 1. The bearded woman might have been a typical ____________ exhibit during the 19th century. O 2. Overuse of antibiotics may weaken your body’s ______________________. O 3. The new salary change will be __________ for those hired shortly before.