Biology B2

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what are the three main types of microorganisms?
bacteria, virus, fungi
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What conditions do bacteria need when reproducing?
nutrients for energy and a warm, moist enviroment (human body)
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what is the immune systems role?
to fight off any infectious microorganisms that enter the body
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What are memory cells?
some of the white blood cells that stay around once an infection has gone
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What do memory cells do?
produce antibodies to kill microorganisms before you become ill
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What is an open trial?
A drug trial where both the patient and doc know what the drug is
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What is a blind trial
A drug trial where the doc knows what the drug is but the patient doesn't
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what is a double blind trial?
A drug trial where neither the patient or doc knows what the drug is
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What are the 2 types of drug in a drug trial?
the real drug and a placebo drug (fake drug usually sugar & water)
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What is an epidemic?
a large outbreak of a disease
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How can you prevent an epidemic?
You must vaccinate a large percentage of the population
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what are antimicrobials?
chemicals that can inhibit or kill microorganisms
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what are the 3 major types of blood vessel?
Artery, Vein and Capillary
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Heart disease is a result of lifestyle choices such as?
Poor diet, smoking, stress, misuse of illegal drugs, excessive alcohol drinking
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What is 'Homeostatis' about?
balancing the inputs and outputs of your body
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What is the role of the kidney?
to balance the levels of water, waste and other chemicals in the body
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what is the hormone called that controls the concentration of urine?
Anti-diuretic hormone (ADH)
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