Lyme Disease Vocabulary

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1. animals, such as ticks, with jointed appendages, segmented bodies, and outer skeletons of chitin, that carry infectious agents?
Babesioses
parasites
reservoir host
dermacentor varialis
Arthropodborne
2. diseases that are naturally transferrable b/t animals & man?
fleas
vectors
arthropodborne
zoonoses
caused by parasites most of the time.
3. when an animal, like the deer tick, is looking to "hitch" a ride on another animal? is called...
hitch-hiking?
questing
reservoir host
hematophagus
resting
commensal
4. an organism that feeds on blood is called?
a vampire
a roach
a hematophagus
a deer tick
a parasite
5. Pick the correct definition of etiological agent:
the cause of why you're sick.
the parasite host
the vector
the commensal host
the casual or infectious organism
6. What is a disease that is constantly present in a certain population?
Endemic disease
Epidemic disease
Pandemic disease
Pandora's Box
Something only Spiderman can save
7. What is biogeography?
Where in the world different parts of biology is studied.
Where in the world AIDS is being elimated from.
when an animal, like the deer tick, is looking to "hitch" a ride on another animal.
the study of the distribution patterns of organisms and the factors causing them
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?
Halitosis
Lyme Disease
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Babesioses
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?
Halitosis
Lyme Disease
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Babesioses
10. What does commensal mean?
The host is unaffected- the organism living on it reaps benefits
Both parties are harmed
One party is harmed and the other party benefits
Both parties benefit
11. What is a parasite?
A vector-a carrier of an infectious disease agent
an organism that lives off another and does harm to it.
the organism reaps benefits by living on another, while the host is unaffected
12. What is the study of the incidence of disease?
Urology
Microbiology
Epidemiology
Lyme Disease
13. What is transitional vegetation?
It is what is normally found in your backyard.
It is what is normally found when your are transitioning between the beginning of the woods to the deeper, more forrested parts.
The term usually refers to woodland edge habitat, containing grades of grass, shrub & saplings
What you would tend to find in the Redwood Forest in California.
What you would find in your older brother's bedroom.
14. Please select the proper definition that matches this term: Vector
a carrier of an infectious disease agent
Host
Parasite
Reservoir Host
Commensal tick
Deer tick

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