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susceptible

 [sŭ-sep´tĭ-b'l]
readily affected or acted upon; lacking immunity or resistance.

susceptible

/sus·cep·ti·ble/ (sŭ-sep´tĭ-b'l)
1. readily affected or acted upon.
2. lacking immunity or resistance and thus at risk of infection.

susceptible

[səsep′tibəl]
Etymology: L, suscipere, to undertake
being predisposed, liable, or sensitive to the effects of an infectious disease, allergen, or other pathogenic agent; lacking immunity or resistance.

susceptible

adjective 
1. At risk of infection by a pathogen.
2. Able to be killed by a particular drug.

susceptible

liable to attack by another organism (pest or pathogen) or a biocide.

sus·cep·ti·ble

(sŭ-septi-bĕl)
Potential of a person to develop adverse effects from an external agent or influence.

susceptible,

adj the opposite of immune; having little resistance to disease.

susceptible

readily affected or acted upon; lacking immunity or resistance.
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