treatable

adjective treat·able \ ˈtrē-tə-bəl \
|Updated on: 6 Jul 2018

Definition of treatable

: capable of being treated : yielding or responsive to treatment
  • a treatable disease

treatability

play \ˌtrē-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of treatable in a Sentence

  1. The infection is treatable with antibiotics.

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First Known Use of treatable

14th century

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TREATABLE Defined for English Language Learners

treatable

Definition of treatable for English Language Learners

  • medical : capable of being improved or cured with medical care


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treatable

adjective treat·able \ ˈtrēt-ə-bəl \

medical Definition of treatable

: capable of being treated : yielding or responsive to treatment
  • a treatable disease

treatability

play \ˌtrēt-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\ noun, plural -ties

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