Biology B6 (12)

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  • Created on: 04-02-20 19:39

health and disease

a healthy organism is one that is functioning just as it should be, both physically and mentally

a disease is a condition that impairs the normal functioning of an organism

causes of disease


mutation in genes

environmental conditions

poor diet

 lack of exercise 

diseases can be communicable or non- communicable 

pathogens are an microorganism that causes disease

types of pathogens- virus, fungi,bacteria, protists

communicable disease is one that can be spread, caused by pathogens

malaria is caused by a protist and tobbaco mosiac disease in plnats is casued by a virus

non- communicable diseases cannot be passed from one organism to another 

cariovascular diseases and respiratory diseases and cancers and…


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