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Unit Vocabulary: Diseases
For each word below, complete the Definition, Examples, and
Sentence boxes of the Frayer Models.
1. vector*
2. antibiotic
3. bacteria
4. carrier*
5. cell*
6. epidemic
7. microbe
8. pandemic
9. parasite
10.pathogen
11.vaccine
12.virus*
* These words have multiple definitions. Choose the definition related to disease.
Definition
an illness that affects a
living thing; prevents
the body or mind from
working normally
Examples
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heart disease
Alzheimer’s disease
Ebola
influenza (the flu)
cancer
Facts/Characteristics
 caused by viruses,
bacteria, fungi, and
parasites
 can be communicable or
genetic
disease
Sentence
Heart disease is the leading
cause of death in the U.S.,
killing over 600,000 people
each year.