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Metabolism

Metabolism adenosine triphosphate , a central intermediate in energy metabolism. Metabolism is the set of chemical reaction s that occur in living organism s in order to maintain life . These processes allow organisms to grow and reproduce, maintain their structures, and respond to their environme more

Influenza

Influenza Influenza, commonly known as flu, is an infectious disease of bird s and mammal s caused by RNA virus es of the family Orthomyxoviridae (the influenza viruses). In humans, common symptoms of influenza are fever , sore throat , muscle pains , severe headache , cough ing, weakness an more

AIDS

AIDS Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS or Aids) is a collection of symptoms and infections resulting from the specific damage to the immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in humans, and similar viruses in other species ( more

Coeliac disease

Coeliac disease Coeliac disease, also spelled celiac disease, is an autoimmune disorder of the small bowel that occurs in genetically predisposed people of all ages from middle infancy. Symptoms include chronic diarrhoea , failure to thrive (in children) and fatigue , but these may be absent a more

Amanita phalloides

Amanita phalloides Amanita phalloides (generally ), commonly known as the death cap, is a poisonous basidiomycete fungus , one of many in the genus Amanita . Widely distributed across Europe , A. phalloides associates with various deciduous and coniferous trees. In some cases, death cap has be more

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