What Are Normal Flora & Transient Flora? - Definitions


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What is another word for normal flora?

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1. Staphylococci are common resident flora of _____.

2. Streptococci are common resident flora of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Although you cannot see them, your body is covered in microorganisms. These organisms are known as flora, and this quiz and worksheet will test you on their characteristics, where they are found, and the specific kinds of organisms that correspond to them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Go through this quiz to test your knowledge of:

  • Other terms for normal flora
  • Flora found in different parts of the body
  • Types of pathogens
  • Removing flora from the body

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - see if you can accurately recall the basic facts about flora found on your body
  • Distinguishing differences - check to see that you understand the distinction of normal flora that are pathogens
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of your body's flora to identify specific kinds of organisms found on different parts of your body

Additional Learning

To get more facts on this subject, read the associated lesson called What are Normal Flora & Transient Flora?: Definitions. This lesson will go over facts about:

  • The definition of Flora
  • Two main types of normal flora
  • The meaning of transient flora
  • Specific examples of flora