Flashcards - Science & Public Health Issues

Flashcards - Science & Public Health Issues
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plasmid
A plasmid is a small DNA molecule within a cell that is physically separated from a chromosomal DNA and can replicate independently
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host
A network host is a computer or other device connected to a computer network
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GMOs
A genetically modified organism is any organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques
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Environmental health
Environmental health is the branch of public health that is concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment that may affect human health
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Biological hazards
Biological hazards, also known as biohazards, refer to biological substances that pose a threat to the health of living organisms, primarily that of humans
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Biological hazards
Biological hazards, also known as biohazards, refer to biological substances that pose a threat to the health of living organisms, primarily that of humans
Environmental health
Environmental health is the branch of public health that is concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment that may affect human health
GMOs
A genetically modified organism is any organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques
host
A network host is a computer or other device connected to a computer network
plasmid
A plasmid is a small DNA molecule within a cell that is physically separated from a chromosomal DNA and can replicate independently
vector
Vector graphics is the use of polygons to represent images in computer graphics
electromagnetic spectrum
The electromagnetic spectrum is the collective term for all known frequencies and their linked wavelengths of the known photons
micronutrients
Micronutrients are nutrients required by organisms throughout life in small quantities to orchestrate a range of physiological functions
infectious disease
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
Nuclear medicine
Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty involving the application of radioactive substances in the diagnosis and treatment of disease

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