Lyme Disease Vocabulary

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Created by: Ashley

  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. animals, such as ticks, with jointed appendages, segmented bodies, and outer skeletons of chitin, that carry infectious agents?
  2. diseases that are naturally transferrable b/t animals & man?
  3. when an animal, like the deer tick, is looking to "hitch" a ride on another animal? is called...
  4. an organism that feeds on blood is called?
  5. Pick the correct definition of etiological agent:
  6. What is a disease that is constantly present in a certain population?
  7. What is biogeography?
  8. a malaria-like disease caused by the protist Babesia microti. These intracellualr parasites are carried by the same tick that causes Lyme Disease. What is the correct answer?
  9. a malaria-like disease caused by the protist Babesia microti. These intracellualr parasites are carried by the same tick that causes Lyme Disease. What is the correct answer?
  10. What does commensal mean?
  11. What is a parasite?
  12. What is the study of the incidence of disease?
  13. What is transitional vegetation?
  14. Please select the proper definition that matches this term: Vector

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