biology- disease 1

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whats a pathogen? examples?
microorganisms that cause disease, bacteria and viruses
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how does bacteria work?
damage your cells, produce toxins
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how do viruses work?
replicate themselves inside your cells,
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define: platelets
small fragments of cells to clot blood when you cute yourself to prevent microorganisms getting in
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define white blood cells
cells that travel around your body and patrol for microbes
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how do the white blood cells protect you
1. they engulf the microbes, 2. produce antibodies to lock onto the invading cell, 3. counteract the toxins produced
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how does bacteria work?

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define: platelets

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