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A pungent gas compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen.
An agent that makes things white or colorless.
A sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever.
Wetness in the atmosphere.
A very strong drive resulting from oxygen deficiency in bodily tissues.
- Immune system
A system that protects the body from foreign substances and pathogenic organisms by producing the immune response.
- Incubation period
The period between infection and the appearance of symptoms of the disease.
- Mucous membrane
Mucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior.
Inflammation of the lungs with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants.
Any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular
A suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of
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