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adjective sus·cep·ti·ble \sə-ˈsep-tə-bəl\

Medical Definition of susceptible

  1. 1:  having little resistance to a specific infectious disease :  capable of being infected

  2. 2:  predisposed to develop a noninfectious disease <susceptible to diabetes>

  3. 3:  abnormally reactive to various drugs




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susceptible

noun sus·cep·ti·ble

Medical Definition of susceptible

  1. :  one that is susceptible (as to a disease) <vaccinate all susceptibles in each region where outbreaks appeared—A. J. Bollet>





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