Fighting Diease

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How do bacteria make you feel ill?
Damage your cells, and produce toxins
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How do viruses reproduce?
By invading cells and copying themselves
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Name three things that stop pathogens from entering the body
Skin, Mucus and hairs
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What forms scabs to stop pathogens
Platelets
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Name three ways white blood cells kill pathogens
Engluf them, Produce Antibodies, Produce Antitoxins
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What do antibodies do
Lock onto and kill pathogens
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If your white blood cells produce the correct antibodies once, but the diease comes back around what happens?
Your already immune as you white blood cells can rapidly produce the correct antibodies.
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What do antitoxins do
Stop bacteria making you feel ill by conteracting the toxins
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How do viruses reproduce?

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What forms scabs to stop pathogens

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