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susceptibility

noun  aptitude, bent, caaability of being affected, capacity for emotion, capacity for receiving impressions, empathy, impressibility, impressionability, inclination, leaning, penchant, proclivity, propensity, sensibility, sensitive feelings, sensitiveness, sensitivity, tendency, tendency to be emotionally affected
See also: bias, character, credulity, danger, peril, predisposition, probability, sensibility, tendency
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Moreover, the susceptibilities of Mr Verloc would perhaps not brook being beholden to his brother-in-law for the chairs he sat on.
But the fact is, Kirylo Sidorovitch, I don't know your susceptibilities.
There was one way and only one in which he offended the susceptibilities of his co-religionists.
The team uncovered the underlying susceptibilities by comparing the results from 29 different genomic studies, including over 100,000 samples from both migraine patients and control samples.
Guidelines for the testing and reporting of antimicrobial susceptibilities of vancomycin resistant enterococci.
Sociologist Sara Shostak posits that the ability to identify individual susceptibilities on the basis of genetic variability, as well as to document exposures to environmental contaminants through the use of increasingly sophisticated molecular techniques, has potential revolutionary implications for environmental health (Shostak 2004).
From July 1998 to August 1999, meropenem susceptibilities were determined by E-test for all Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from blood or cerebrospinal fluid and for penicillin-nonsusceptible pneumococcal isolates from other sites.
Or will they view individuals with genetic susceptibilities as liabilities and exclude them from coverage?
Amazingly simple, it involved only a slight rearrangement of duties for the evening technologist, who now reads susceptibilities that have been set up during the day and sends out reports for charting by night shift nurses.
Susceptibilities of Salmonella isolates to ampicillin, cefotaxime, chloramphenicol, ciprofloxacin, and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole were determined by the disk diffusion method.
Can the study of the toxic effects of chemicals be separated from the study of the genetic mechanisms underlying variations in individual susceptibilities to those chemicals?
Evolution of susceptibilities of Campylobacter spp.