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susceptible

 [sŭ-sep´tĭ-b'l]
readily affected or acted upon; 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.
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This has made the all agriculture much more susceptable to disease, such as the wheat stem-rust virus that appeared in Uganda last year that some fear will only continue to spread.
Transfer lines are still favored by automotive when the part is less susceptable to near-term design changes, and when heavy-duty metal removal or high-precision machining must be performed.
The crusty, temperamental Preble extolled Somers, Wadsworth, and Israel as "officers of conspicuous bravery, talents, and merits," men who "were beloved and lamented by the whole squadron." John Darby, a purser aboard the USS John Adams, proclaimed Somers as "brave and enterprising an officer as ever stepped the deck of a ship possessing every virtue that the human heart is susceptable of." The naval campaign against Tripoli had witnessed its share of casualties, but the explosion of an entire ship without survivors remained distressingly unique.
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He ruled that the job of caring for her would be very stressful and the care-system would be continually susceptable to breakdown because of staff leaving or falling ill.
Susceptable organisms showed positive growth PAT when the antibiotic had a static effect and negative growth when cidal.