Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 20, Viruses and Prokaryotes - Assessment - 20.3 Diseases Caused by Bacteria and Viruses - Understand Key Concepts - Page 597: 24



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Option a. is incorrect. Cocci are spherical-shaped bacteria. Option b. is incorrect. Although bacteria are often the causes of disease, they are not the only cause. Option d. is incorrect. Prokaryotes in domain Archaea have not been found to cause disease as of yet. Option c. is correct. Pathogens are organisms that cause disease.
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