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susceptibility

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsusceptibilitysus‧cep‧ti‧bil‧i‧ty /səˌseptəˈbɪləti/ noun (plural susceptibilities) 🔊 🔊 1 [countable, uncountable]EFFECT/INFLUENCE how easily someone or something is affected by somethingsusceptibility to 🔊 One of the side effects of the drug is an increased susceptibility to infections.2 somebody’s susceptibilities
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susceptibilityYou may consider the susceptibility as the soil in which the seeds of disease are sown.The simplest and most obvious example concerns individual differences in the susceptibility to anxiety.The same study finds a genetic component to the susceptibility to nicotine addiction, too.The susceptibility of coders handling large quantities of technical data is self-evident.Bacteria are also susceptible to drying and again their susceptibility varies.And people vary, too, in their susceptibility to addiction.Many studies have demonstrated that genetic factors contribute to susceptibility to duodenal ulcers.susceptibility toGenetics may play a role in a person's susceptibility to alcohol abuse.
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