Infectious Diseases

The Standard

Microbiology

The branch of science that deals with microorganisms

Fungi

Diverse group of eukaryote organism that live by decomposing the organic material in which they grow.

etc. mushroom,mold,mildews and yeast

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Parasite

organism that live on or inside of another organism and benefits by takeing nutrients from it's host
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Bacteria

Microscopic, Single celled, Prokaryote microorganism that live freely in soil, water, or inside living things and reproduce rapidly.
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Virus

Non-living organisms that are small;disease producing particles; they are unable to reproduce without a lot.
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Outbreak

The sudden or violent start of something unwelcome,disease.

Epidemic

A widespread occurrence of an infectious disease in a community at a particular time.

Pandemic

The spread of a disease over a whole country or the world.
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Vocabulary

*Microorganism- An organism usually fungi.parasite,bacteria and virus


*Virus- Non-living organisms that live by decomposing the organic material in which they grow


*Bacteria- Microscopic; single-celled; prokaryote microorganisms that live freely in soil water or inside living things; and reproduce rapidly


*Fungi- A diverse group of eukaryote organisms that live by decomposing the organic material in which they grow


*Parasite- Organisms that live on or inside other organisms and benefits by takeing the nutrients from its host


*Pathogen- Any type of microorganism that can cause disease


*Eukaryote- Organism whose cells contains a nucleus and other organelles


*Prokaryote- Organism whose cells do not contain a true nucleus or other

organelles


*microbe- A microorganism, especially a bacterium causing disease