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Viruses

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virus
a small infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of other organisms
lytic cycle
results in the destruction of the infected cell and its membrane and replication occurs separately
capside
outer protein coat of a virus
envelope
the inner cell membrane and the cell wall of a bacterium
lysogenic cycle
Integration of the bacteriophage nucleic acid into the host bacterium's genome
vaccine
a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular disease
bacteria
a prokaryotic microorganism that are typically a few micrometers in length and have various shapes
microorganism
a microscopic living organism which may be single celled or multicellular
protist
large diverse group of eukaryotes, mainly unicellular, that don't form tissues
antibiotic resistence
when an infectious organism is not killed by a drug designed to eliminate it
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