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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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General Information Document Type: Grants Notice Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-TS16-1601 Funding Opportunity Title: Biomonitoring Legacy and Emerging Great Lakes Contaminants in Susceptible Great Lakes Populations Opportunity Category:.
95] of the susceptible laboratory strain for each of the respective insecticides.
The expert found that hypnotically susceptible volunteers were better at perceiving when the right LED flashed first than when the left one did.
That area is particularly susceptible because two-thirds of the street trees are maples - the beetles' preferred habitat - most of which were planted to replace trees destroyed by the 1953 tornado.
Tropical trees such as citrus, avocado and mango are most susceptible to cold damage when they are young.
0 [micro]g/ml were considered to be intermediately susceptible to penicillin.
Both organisms were susceptible to vancomycin, teicoplanin, chloramphenicol, linezolid, ciprofloxacin, gentamicin, and rifampin.
Out of thirty eight, 4 were found highly susceptible, 22 susceptible and 12 were resistant after screening in the field.
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) recommends drinking enough liquid to produce at least 2 quarts of urine daily if you are susceptible to kidney stones.
In addition, a dental office should be safe and clean, so that even highly susceptible patients or workers are protected.
These results suggest that DJ-1 normally protects against oxidative stress and that its inactivation may leave neurons susceptible to oxidative damage.
Chapters examine the human body muscle by muscle, describing the different aches and pains that can result from stress or injury in each muscle, and teach readers about the "trigger points" in muscles that are particularly susceptible to damage and use pain as a warning sign to prevent even more serious injury.