In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(openness, vulnerability)(to attack) vulnerabilidad feminine(infection/to colds) propensión femininesusceptibility to sth — vulnerabilidad frente a algo
- Much more commonly, genes are believed only to contribute to a person's susceptibility to the disease.
- Insufficient vitamin A leads to blindness, poor growth and increased susceptibility to infection.
- Reid agrees that the swarming nature of krill likely increases their susceptibility to the parasites.
- Genetic variations determine individual susceptibility to lung disease.
- Several genes coding for different cytokines may affect host susceptibility to tuberculosis.
- As well as affecting the way we judge other people, moods also influence our susceptibility to weak arguments.
- Information on clinical details and outcome was obtained and antibiotic susceptibility of the isolates studied.
- Around five to ten per cent of breast cancer cases are women with a hereditary genetic susceptibility to the disease.
- Significant changes were observed in morphological and cultural characteristics of variants with decreased susceptibility to penicillin.
- In addition, you'll enhance your immune system, reducing your susceptibility to illness.
- This will improve air circulation and reduce susceptibility to pests.
- Data were collected to identify genetic variants conferring susceptibility to Crohn's disease.
- There may be an association between bone density/mass and susceptibility to this malformation.
- Increased size of the adenoids causes breathing problems and also susceptibility to infections.
- Whether or not a cancer occurs depends on a whole variety of factors, the main one being individual susceptibility to the specific type of cancer developing.
- Informing people of their genetic susceptibility to disease may motivate them to change their behaviour to reduce their risks.
- The HIV infection causes increased susceptibility to infections that are usually harmless to healthy people.
- The second major issue investigated was the influence of emotionality on susceptibility to memory distortion.
- Again, this frustrates prediction and creates susceptibility to electoral politics.
- Fifteen questions were included to assess perceived susceptibility and perceived seriousness of cervical cancer.
- What if, Munro seems to say, the romantic susceptibilities of an inexperienced young woman were to be exposed to the comic doublings of a Twelfth Night or The Comedy of Errors?
- A man who rode roughshod over the feelings and susceptibilities of others was said to be ambitious; a woman who did the same was branded as arrogant.
- Perhaps they are afraid of being ‘politically incorrect’ or offending religious susceptibilities.
- The king also had a habit of making provocative remarks which offended the susceptibilities of more scrupulous clergy and he lacked the sincerity of belief which had ensured his father's good relations with the church.
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