8c - Microbes

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Across

2. A chemical that kills bacteria. (10)

5. A nutrient jelly for growing bacteria. (4)

7. Single celled fungi important for their ability to ferment carbohydrates. (5)

8. A solid yellow food made from milk. (6)

12. To inject a weakened form of a disease so as to create immunity to the disease. (11)

14. A mass of bacteria growing in a Petri dish. (7)

16. Tiny, microscopic organism usually a type of bacteria. (7)

17. A clear shallow container for growing bacteria(5,4). (9)

18. Tiny, microscopic life form. (13)

Down

1. A simple organism that can only reproduce within a living plant or animal cell. They often cause disease. (5)

3. An often poisonous, mushroom shaped fungus. (9)

4. A method of stimulating resistance to diseases in the human body using microbes. (11)

6. A famous antibiotic discovered by Alexander Fleming. (10)

9. A disease that spreads rapidly through a population. (8)

10. A simple plant that lacks green chlorophyll. Athlete's foot is caused by one of these. (6)

11. Primitive single celled organisms (8)

13. Increased resistance to a particular disease. (8)

15. The result of disease causing bacteria entering the body. (9)


 

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