Cellular Injury: Infectious Causes & Their Processes


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Endotoxins are sometimes called:

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1. The type of toxin that is released by a bacterium while it is still alive is known as an:

2. Endotoxins are part of a _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Understanding what is really going on inside the body after an injury can be a complicated business. This quiz and worksheet will help clear up confusion associated with this topic and asks students to define key terms related to cellular injury.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • What endotoxins are sometimes called
  • The type of toxin that is released by a bacterium while it is still alive
  • Where endotoxins are located
  • The essential characteristics of viruses

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about how tetanus and botulism are similar
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately describe the term virus
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding endotoxins and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, review the corresponding lesson called Cellular Injury: Infectious Causes and Their Processes. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the idea behind toxins
  • Identify what lipopolysaccharides are
  • See how pathogens cause harm to the body's cells