Biology unit 2 module 2 (health and disease)
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A state of mental physical and social wellbeing and not just an absence of disease.
A departure from god health caused by the malfunction of the mind or body.
What is meant by a parasite?
Ann organism that lives in our pin another living thing, causing harm to its host.
What is a pathogen?
An organism thay causes disease.
What is meant by a alanced diet?
A deit that contains all the nutrients required for health in the appropriate proportions.
What is meant by obesity?
When a person is 20% or more heavier than the recommended wieght for their height.
What is an antigen?
Molecules that stimulate an imune response
What are Antibodies?
Protein molecules that can identify and neutralise antigens.
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