Causes of disease

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Which microorganisms cause disease?
Pathogens
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Pathogens cause disease by - damaging hots tissues and producing...
Toxins
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By which system do microorganisms get into the body? (Not gas-exchange)
Digestive
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Name a natural human defence against pathogens?
Mucous
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If a pathogen gets into the host and colonises its tissue, what occurs?
Infection
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Pathogens include bacteria, fungi and what else?
Viruses
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Smoking, diet/obesity, physical activity are all contributors to cancer development, what factor is missing?
Sunlight
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What does the C in CHD stand for?
Coronary
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What word describes a surface/boundary linking two systems?
Interface
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How quickly a pathogen causes damage depends on how rapidly it...
Divides
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If a pathogen gets into the host and colonises its tissue, what occurs?

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