susceptible(redirected from susceptibleness)
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readily affected or acted upon; lacking immunity or resistance.
1. At risk of infection by a pathogen.
2. Able to be killed by a particular drug.
susceptibleliable to attack by another organism (pest or pathogen) or a biocide.
Potential of a person to develop adverse effects from an external agent or influence.