Milady Chapter 5 Vocabulary

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Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
abbreviated AIDS; a disease that breaks down the bodys immune system. AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
Acquired Immunity
Immunity that the body develops after overcoming a disease, through inoculation (such as flu vaccinations), or through exposure to natural allergens, such as pollen, cat dander and ragweed
Allergy
reaction due to extreme sensitivity to certain foods, chemicals, or other normally harmless substances
Antiseptics
chemical germicides formulated for use on skin; registered and regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Asymptomatic
Showing no symptoms or signs of infection
Bacilli
short rod-shaped bacteria. They are the most common bacteria and produce diseases such as tetanus (lockjaw), typhoid fever, tuberculosis and diphtheria
Bacteria (Singular: Bacterium)
one-celled microorganisms that have both plant and animal
characteristics. Some are harmful, some are harmless
Bactericidal
capable of destroying bacteria
Binary Fission
the division of bacteria cells into two new cells called daughter cells
Bioburden
the number of viable organisms in or on an object or surface or the organic material on a surface or object before decontamination or sterilization
Bloodborne Pathogens
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Chelating Soaps
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Clean (cleaning)
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Cocci
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Contagious Disease
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Contamination
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Decontamination
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Diagnosis
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Diplococci
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Direct Transmission
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Disease
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Disinfectants
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Disinfection
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Efficacy
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Exposure Incident
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Flagella
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Fungi
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Fungicidal
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Hepatitis
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Hospital Disinfectants
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus
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Human Papilloma Virus
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Immunity
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Indirect Transmission
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Infection
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Infection Control
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Infectious
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Infectious Disease
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Inflammation
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Local Infection
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Material Safety Data Sheet
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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
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Microorganism
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Mildew
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Motility
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Multiuse
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Mycobacterium Fortuitum
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Natural Immunity
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Nonpathogenic
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Nonporous
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Occupational Disease
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Parasites
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Parasitic Disease
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Pathogenic
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Pathogenic Disease
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Phenolic Disinfectants
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Porous
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Pus
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Quaternary Ammonium Compounds
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Sanitation
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Scabies
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Single-use
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Sodium Hypochlorite
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Spirilla
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Staphylococci
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Sterilization
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Streptococci
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Systemic Disease
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Tinea Barbae
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Tinea Capitis
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Tinea Pedis
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Toxins
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Tuberculocidal Disinfectants
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Tuberculosis
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Universal Precautions
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Virucidal
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Virus
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