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HOST
WHITE CELLS
ANTIBIOTIC
VACCINATION
SKIN
BACTERIA
VIRUS
RESPONSE
IMMUNE
ANTIBODY
PANDEMIC
COVID

Microbiology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The study of microorganisms microbiology
An organism that cause disease pathogen
A food made with the help of bacteria yoghurt
microorganisms used in the brewing and baking industry yeast
A harmless dose of a disease causing microbe vaccination
A protein produced by white blood cells in response to an antigen Antibody
Resistant to a disease immune
a human disease caused by a fungus Athletes foot
A fungal disease which caused the Great Irish Famine Blight
An organism that lives in or on another living thing Parasite
A chemical which kills bacteria and fungi but not viruses Antibiotic
Organisms which feed on the dead remains of living things decomposers
The use of living things to make a product Biotechnology
A term used to describe things which can only be seen by a microscope Microscopic
Composed of only one cell Unicellular
Microorganisms are found here Everywhere
Free from microorganisms Sterile
A condition needed for the growth of microbes Water
A substance which contains food needed for the growth of microbes Nutrient Agar
How bacteria reproduce Binary Fission

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

Microbes and Disease Crossword

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Description

Small agents, some of which cause disease Microbes
Nonling, extremely small, invade a host cell Viruses
Unicellular, prokaryotic (no nucleus), some cause disease Bacteria
An agent that causes disease Pathogen
Spreads disease from host to host Vector
Outbreak of disease over continents; always contagious Pandemic
Outbreak of disease in a certain area; not always contagious Epidemic
Techniques to sterilize, disinfect, sanitize, etc. Aseptic
An interaction where one organism harms a host Parasitism
Used to treat bacterial infections Antibiotics
Used to treat the symptoms of a viral infection Antiviral
Capable of being spread; contagious Infectious
Used to prevent viral and some bacterial infections Vaccines
This system fights disease using white blood cells Immune system
This would be used to treat athlete's foot Antifungal

Disease / Immunity Word Search

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Description

immunity
vaccine
mutation
pain releif
antibiotics
white blood cells
antitoxin
toxin
antibody
ingest
microbe
DNA
nucleus
Virus
Bacteria

Vaccination Crossword

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Description

A substance injected to stimulate the production of antibodies. Vaccine
Surname of the father of Immunology. Jenner
Another word for vaccination. Inoculation
The skin is an example of this 'line' of defence. first
A type of white blood cell, second line of defence phagocyte
These are produced in the third line of defence. antibodies
A disease causing microorganism. Pathogen
These produce an immune response upon re-infection by the same microbe. memorycells
The name of the cow that gave the milkmaid cowpox. Blossom
Infectious disease caused by a virus that can cause paralysis. Polio
MMR is a vaccine against rubella, mumps, and what? Measles
Bacterial infection of the nervous system, enters through cuts and scratches. Tetanus
Secondary, typically undesirable effects of a drug or medical treatment. sideeffects
A disease that can be passed from one person to another. Communicable
Prokaryotic cell type that can cause disease. Bacteria
Infectious agent that can multiply in living cells. Virus

The Immune System Word Search

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Description

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

viruses Crossword

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Description

An infectionious particle made only out of a strand of DNA or RNA is known as what? virus
What produces disease? pathogen
What is an infectious particle that causes diseases in plants? viroid
What is an infectious particle made out of only proteins that can cause other proteins to fold incorrectly? prion
What is the protein shell around viruses called? capsid
What are viruses that infect bacteria? bacteriophages
What is the phage DNA inserted into the host cell’s DNA? prophage
What is the phage that combines its DNA with the host cells DNA? lysogenic infection
What is an infection pathway in which the host cell bursts? lytic infection
What is the most familiar cold? common cold
What is a rapid outbreak of an infection? epidemic
What substance stimulates the bodys immune response? vaccine
What is a virus that contains RNA and uses an enzyme to make a copy of DNA? retrovirus
What is a small piece of genetic material that can replicate seperatley from the main chromosome? plasmid
What is a long rope like structure outside of a cell that is used for movement? flagellum
What is it called when prokaryotes exchange parts of their chromosomes? conjugation
What is a specialized cell with a protected wall? endospore
What is the process that uses microbes to break down pollutants? bioremediation
What is a poison released by organisms? toxin
What is a chemical that kills or slows down the growth of bacteria? antibiotics

Communicable Diseases Word Search

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Description

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
bacteria
virus
infection
communicable disease

Viruses and bacteria Word Search

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ANTIBIOTIC
ASEXUAL REPRODUCTION
BACTERIOPHAGE
BINARY FISSION
CONJUGATION
CYTOPLASM
DECOMPOSER
ENDOSCOPE
FLAGELLUM
HOST
INFECTIOUS DISEASE
PARASITE
RESPIRATION
RIBOSOME
SEXUAL REPRODUCTION
TOXIN
VACCINE
VIRUS

Microbes Word Search

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Description

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