Flashcards - Disease Prevention & Health Screening

Flashcards - Disease Prevention & Health Screening
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fomite
A fomes or fomite is any nonliving object or substance capable of carrying infectious organisms, such as germs or parasites, and hence transferring them from one individual to another
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vaccine
A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular disease
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antibiotic
Antibiotics, also called antibacterials, are a type of antimicrobial drug used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections
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insulin
Insulin is a peptide hormone produced by beta cells of the pancreatic islets, and by the Brockmann body in some teleost fish
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vector
Vector graphics is the use of polygons to represent images in computer graphics
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vector
Vector graphics is the use of polygons to represent images in computer graphics
insulin
Insulin is a peptide hormone produced by beta cells of the pancreatic islets, and by the Brockmann body in some teleost fish
antibiotic
Antibiotics, also called antibacterials, are a type of antimicrobial drug used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections
vaccine
A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular disease
fomite
A fomes or fomite is any nonliving object or substance capable of carrying infectious organisms, such as germs or parasites, and hence transferring them from one individual to another
Communicable diseases
Infection is the invasion of an organism's body tissues by disease-causing agents, their multiplication, and the reaction of host tissues to these organisms and the toxins they produce
non-communicable diseases
A non-communicable disease is a medical condition or disease that is non-infectious or non-transmissible
Lifestyle diseases
Lifestyle diseases are defined as diseases linked with the way people live their life
mammogram
Mammography is the process of using low-energy X-rays to examine the human breast, which is used as a diagnostic and screening tool
germ theory of disease
The germ theory of disease states that some diseases are caused by microorganisms

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