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Active Immunity
Immunity that comes from making your own antibodies
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Antibody
A protein in the body that destroys specific pathogens
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Antigen
A protein on the surface of a pathogen that can be locked onto by an antibody
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Antiseptic
A solution that kills microbes
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Passive Immunity
Immunity that comes from being injected with antibodies
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Antibiotic
A chemical that can be used to kill a funghi or bacteria in an infected body
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Diesease
A condition that is caused by a part of the body not functioning properly
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Immune System
The system in the body which deals with infection using white blood cells and antibodies
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Immunisation
Medical procedure that makes people immune to dieasies by injecting dead or inactive pathogens into the body
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Immunity
When the body has already produced antibody for a specific pathogen before, so they can be produced quickly if it invades again
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A protein in the body that destroys specific pathogens

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A solution that kills microbes

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