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What is a pathogen?
A disease causing micro-organism
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Name two ways that pathogens get inside the body?
Reproductive and the digestive system
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Define a disease.
When an infection causes physical symptoms.
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How does a pathogen cause a disease?
By damaging host cells and by producing toxins inside the host cell.
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Give examples of pathogens.
Bacteria, Fungi and Virus
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Reproductive and the digestive system

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Name two ways that pathogens get inside the body?

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When an infection causes physical symptoms.

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By damaging host cells and by producing toxins inside the host cell.

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Bacteria, Fungi and Virus

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