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37—CDC/US Department of Health and Human Services; p. 39—WENN Photos/Newscom; p. 40—Alex J. Berliner/AP Images; p. 41 (top)—Alexander Raths/Thinkstock GLOSSARY anemia (uh-NEE-mee-uh)—A blood disorder which can cause weakness and shortness of breath. antitoxin (an-ti-TOK-sin)—A substance made by the body that fights against a specific toxin. bacterium (bak-TEER-ee-uhm)—A microscopic life form; certain types of bacteria can cause disease in humans. carbohydrate (kahr-boh-HAHY-dreyt)—A compound (such as a sugar) that exists in food, which supplies energy to the animals that eat it.
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