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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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One untreated population was taken from culture room of Department of Zoology, University of Punjab, Lahore and this population was never exposed to any pesticide/fumigant since thirteen years so it was termed as susceptible population.
Selection of the susceptible and resistant snail stocks: Separation of resistant and susceptible isolates (F0) was achieved according to Zanotti-Magalhaes, Magalhaes and Carcalho (1997) and El-Nassery et al.
3%) were susceptible to amikacin, whereas all of them were resistant to cephalothin and clindamycin.
The refined SOSa-SPSa model in Figure 2(a) depicts the process of sentiment contagion between the optimistic subjects and the susceptible subjects as follows: (1) a small possibility exists for the susceptible subjects to become optimistic subjects when coming in contact with the pessimistic subjects; (2) when the optimistic subjects comes in contact with the susceptible subjects, the optimistic subjects remain optimistic, and the susceptible subjects become optimistic with a possibility of [[beta].
95] values, respectively, observed for one population from Collier County (GCC-AG) were not significantly different from the respective mortality values of the susceptible strain (t = -0.
Punjeab-1 (Pb-1) the most susceptible variety was planted after every two test lines as spreader.
After every 2 test rows, one row of Aug-424 were planted as susceptible check.
During hypnosis, the brains of those in the susceptible group seemed to switch "states", becoming faster at spotting when the left LED flashed first.
3 : easily affected or impressed by <You're so susceptible to flattery.
In fact, they are recommending cutting down all infested trees and trees susceptible to infestation in a two-square-mile area in northern Worcester - potentially 20,000 trees.
0 [micro]g/ml were considered to be intermediately susceptible to penicillin.
Out of thirty eight, 4 were found highly susceptible, 22 susceptible and 12 were resistant after screening in the field.