hypersusceptible

adjective
hy·​per·​sus·​cep·​ti·​ble | \ ˌhī-pər-sə-ˈsep-tə-bəl How to pronounce hypersusceptible (audio) \

Definition of hypersusceptible

: extremely or excessively susceptible : hypersensitive sense 2 bacterial strains hypersusceptible to fluoroquinolone

Other Words from hypersusceptible

hypersusceptibility \ ˌhī-​pər-​sə-​ˌsep-​tə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce hypersusceptibility (audio) \ noun
hypersusceptibility of immunocompromised patients to lung infection

First Known Use of hypersusceptible

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Hypersusceptible.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypersusceptible. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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hypersusceptible

adjective
hy·​per·​sus·​cep·​ti·​ble | \ -sə-ˈsep-tə-bəl How to pronounce hypersusceptible (audio) \

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