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Glossary

Selected words and phrases

fixed dose combination (FDC) – several drugs combined in one tablet at a standard dose.

bacteria – single-cell micro-organisms without a nucleus.

TB (tuberculosis) – a bacterial infection that commonly affects the lungs (pulmonary TB) but which can also affect most other organs.

TB section of the training manual.

enzyme – a protein produced in the body that triggers or speeds up other chemical reactions.

sanctuary site – see compartment site.