Is influenza an organism?
No, but it is caused by an organism. Influenza is the name of the infectious disease that certain viruses cause in people and other animals. The virus that causes the flu is the organism, and influenza is the disease the organism causes. ...
Asked in Health, Conditions and Diseases, Education, Polio
What type of organism causes polio?
Polio is a word that can mean one of two things, the virus or the disease The Polio disease which you are referring to is called poliomyelitis. The organism that causes it is a viral organism (virus). The name of the virus that causes poliomyelitis (polio disease) is called Poliovirus. The virus is a normal RNA virus from the Picornaviridae and genus enterovirus family. ...
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What are the pathogens which cause disease and the non-pathogens which cause disease?
A pathogen is an organism that causes disease (they are PATHOlogy GENerators). A pathogen that does not cause disease is an oxymoron. ...
Asked in Medical Terminology
What is a microorganism that causes infection and disease called?
This sort of organism is called a pathogen. The word pathogen means to make (-ogen) disease (path-). ...
If a virus is a pathogen this means?
A pathogen is a microorganism that causes disease such as bacterium and viruses. All viruses are pathogens, which means they all cause disease it causes disease But a pathogen is a living organism and a viru s is not so its really argumentive. ...