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pandemic
epidemic
inflammatory response
vaccine
antibody
lymphocyte
immunity
antigens
phagocytes
immune system
hepatitis
tuberculosis
strep throat
pneumonia
influenza
common cold
airborne
contaminated
contact
pathogens
vector
toxins
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virus
infection
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Microbes Word Search

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Microorganism
Semmelweis
Louis Pasteur
Alexander Fleming
Ciliated cell
Pathogen
Infection
Lymphocyte
Rubella
Measles
Mumps
Fungus
Disease
Vaccination
Immunity
Antibiotic
Antigen
Antibody
Phagocyte
Virus
Bacteria

Communicable Diseases Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Transferred by a tick while hiking or hunting in the woods Lyme Disease
The state of being protected against a particular disease Immunity
Transferred through the mom to the baby during pregnancy. Passive Immunity
Abbreviation for Centers for Disease Control CDC
A life threatening disease due to the progressive failure of the immune system...leads to AIDS HIV
Bacterial infection that affects the lungs and causes chronic cough Tuberculosis
A virus that affects the nose, throat, and bronchi...a yearly vaccination is the best protection. Influenza
A bacterial skin infection common in young children. Impetigo
White blood cells that coordinate and perform many functions of specific immunity. Phagocytes
A global outbreak of an infectious disease. Pandemic

Immune System Crossword

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Crossword
Description

What is immunity achieved when the body makes antibodies against antigen? active immunity
Antibodies produced by plasma cells in response to antigenic stimulation? immunoglobulins
This is a group of cells that come from a single cell; genetically identical. clone
It is the ability to resist and overcome injury by pathogens or antigenic substances. immunity
What is a macromolecule that elicits an immune response by lymphocytes? antigen
It is an enlarged monocyte that eats foreign material. macrophages
A short-acting immunity achieved when the person is given antibodies mad by another. passive immunity
group of proteins in the blood that are concerned with phagocytosis compliment proteins
It is antigens that have been altered in order to produce active immunity without causing the disease. vaccine
What are substances that react with a specific antigen? antibodies
What is the eating of pathogens or cellular debris? phagocytes
A foreign substance or antigen that stimulates an allergic reaction? allergen
It is immunity against one’s own tissue. autoimmunity
The body’s response to infection or injury. inflammation
Lymphocytes that engage in antibody-mediated immunity. B Lymphocytes
It is a group of proteins in the blood that are concerned with phagocytosis. complement proteins
They are substances produced by a virus-infected cell. interferons
A type of lymphocyte that engages in cell-mediated immunity. T Lymphocytes

Diseases and Disorders Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Illnesses cause by many factors Disease
any agent that casues a disease pathogen
Prokaryotic organisms that cause infections Bacteria
Medicines that can be used as treatment for bacterial diseases Antibiotics
Nonliving things that attack cells and make them reproduce their illness Virus
Viruses inject their _____ for cells to reproduce and infect others DNA
Injections that can help prevent viral infections Vaccinations
Poisonous substances created by plants (poison ivy), animals (rattlesnakes), or improperly prepared or stored food Toxins
_________________ disorders are passed down from our parent's genes Genetic
Soaps and cleaners that prevent the spread of germs Disinfectants
Diseases that can be passed (caught) from person to person Communicable
Diseases that can't be caught (passed from person to person) Noncommunicable
Diseases that are easily passed from person to person Contagious
Protection from getting a disease Immunity
Proteins in our bodies that recognize pathogens and protect us from them antigens

Chapter 28 Review Crossword

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Description

The body's natural defenses against infection Immunity
Spread Transmission
A disease caused by organisms that enter and multiply within the human body Infectious disease
The smallest known type of infectious agent Virus
Organisms that live in or on another organism and derive nourishment from it Parasites
The process by which phagocytes engulf and destroy pathogens Phagocytosis
The soft, ski like lining of many parts of the body Mucous membrane
The chief type of phagocyte involved in the process of phagocytosis Neutrophils
Proteins that destroy or neutralize invading pathogens Antibodies
A highly contagious bacterial infection that most often affects the lungs Tuberculosis
A bacterial infection of the throat Strep throat
A serious inflammation of the lungs Pneumonia
German measles Rubella
A program whereby communities or other large populations are systematically made immune to a disease Immunization
A preparation based on a weakened or dead pathogen that provides immunity by causing the body to produce antibodies to the pathogen Vaccine
The temporary immunity that an infant acquired from its mother Passive immunity
Immunity your body develops to protect you from disease Active immunity

The Immune System Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The body's first line of defense against pathogens. Skin
A cell that identifies pathogens and distinguishes different pathogens from each other. TCell
The molecules that the immune system recongnizes as either part of the body or coming from outside the body. Antigens
Lymphocytes that produce proteins that help destroy pathogens. BCell
The proteins produced by B Cells. Antibodies
The body's ability to destroy pathogens before they can cause disease. Immunity
The process by which harmless antigens are purposefully introduced to a person's body to produce active immunity. Vaccination
A chemical that kills bacteria or slows their growth without harming cells. Antibiotic
A disorder in which the immune system is overly sensitive to a foreign substance. Allergy
A disorder in which respiratory passages narrow significantly. Asthma
An imbalance or misuse of insulin in the body. Diabetes

The Immune System Word Search

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Rheumatid Arthritis
Lupus
Allergies
Interferon
Killer T cells
Pathogen
Helper T Cell
Fever
Autoimmune Disease
Antihistamine
Immune Response
Inflammatory Response
Antibiotic
Vaccine
Macrophage
T-Cell
B-Cell
Bone Marrow
Thymus Gland
Leukocyte
Lymphocyte
Antibody
Antigen
Immunology

Health Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A disease that is spread from one living thing to another through the environment Communicable Disease
An organism that causes disease Pathogen
A condition that occurs when pathogens enter the body,multiply,and damage body cells Infection
A form of genetic material that invades living cells to reproduce Virus
Single-celled microorganisms Bacteria
A substance that kills cells or interferes with their functions Toxin
An organism,such as a tick, that carries and transmits pathogens to humans or other animals Vector
A reaction to tissue damage caused by pain or injury inflammatory response
A white blood cell that attacks invading pathogens Phagocyte
A substance that is capable of triggering an immune response Antigen
The state of being protected against a particular disease Immunity
Specialized white blood cells that provide the body with immunity Lymphocytes
A protein that acts against a specific antigen Antibody
A preparation of dead or weakened pathogens that are intoroduced into the body to stimulate an immune response Vaccine

Immune System Word Search

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Antibodies
Antigen
Bacteria
BCell
Germ
Immune Response
Immunization
Infection
Microbe
Pathogen
TCell
Virus

Understanding Infectious Diseases Word Search

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Water
Virus
Vaccine
Tuberculosis
Toxin
Streptococcus
Soil
Protozoans
Pneumonia
Microorganism
Lyme
Influenza
Infectious
Pathogen
Immunity
Hepatitis
Fungi
Food
Diseases
Direct and Indirect Contact
Common Cold
Bacteria
Antibiotic
Animals