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readily affected or acted upon; lacking immunity or resistance.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. At risk of infection by a pathogen.
2. Able to be killed by a particular drug.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
susceptibleliable to attack by another organism (pest or pathogen) or a biocide.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
Potential of a person to develop adverse effects from an external agent or influence.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012