Affects of pathogens

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What makes us ill?

The seven processes of life, which can be remembered by the term 'Mrs Gren' are:

  • Movement
  • Respiration 
  • Sensitivity
  • Growth
  • Reproduction
  • Excretion 
  • Nutrition

Microorganisms (microbes) like bacteria, fungi and viruses can affect the way your body works and have a impact on the seven processes of life. Disease-causing microbes are called pathogens. 

Pathogen type:

Bacterial - 

  • Some forms of meningitis - meningitis affects the membranes in the brain and this can cause brain

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