Glossary

Antibiotic - (An-tee-bye-o-tik)
A medicine that can inhibit the growth of or destroy microorganisms such as bacteria Bacteria - (Bac-te-ria)
Single-celled or noncellular microorganisms some of which can cause disease Echinacea - (E-ki-na-ce-a)
A North American perennial herb used in herbal medicine, mainly for its antibiotic and wound-healing properties Flu - ()
An acute and highly contagious viral disease causing a high body temperature (fever) Modality - (Mo-da-li-ty)
A categorization of suggestions on the basis of whether they claim necessity, possibility or impossibility Nasopharynx - (Ney-zo-fa-rinks)
The area of the upper throat – the portion that lies behind the nose Pneumonia - (Nu-mo-nee-aa)
Lung inflammation caused by bacteria or virus Virus - (Vi-rus)
An ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts
Common Cold