Name the target organs for the following diseases.
(a) Hepatitis targets ____.
(b) Fits or unconsciousness targets ____.
(c) Pneumonia targets ____.
(d) Fungal disease targets ____.

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Correct Answer:

(a) Hepatitis targets liver.

(b) Fits or unconsciousness targets brain.

(c) Pneumonia targets lungs.

(d) Fungal disease targets skin.


In hepatitis, swelling, and inflammation of the liver take place due to viral infection. Hepatitis can lead to liver damage, liver cancer, or liver failure.

Brain fever disease is also known as Japanese encephalitis. The symptoms of headache, vomiting, and unconsciousness are related to the brain.

Pneumonia is an example of a bacterial disease that affects the lungs.

Penicillin acts as an anti-bacterial agent. It is used to treat bacterial infections such as respiratory tract infections, scarlet fever, mouth and throat infections, etc. 

A few examples of fungal diseases are candidiasis, aspergillosis, histoplasmosis, cryptococcosis, blastomycosis, etc.]

Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:32:01