untreatable

adjective un·treat·able \ ˌən-ˈtrē-tə-bəl \

Definition of untreatable

:not yielding or responsive to medical treatment :not treatable
  • an untreatable disease
  • These infections cause an untreatable degeneration of the nervous system …
  • —Jared Diamond
  • The location of the cancer rendered him untreatable by further surgery.
  • —Nancy J. Kubel

untreatably

play \ˌən-ˈtrē-tə-blē\ adverb

First Known Use of untreatable

1865


Medical Dictionary

untreatable

adjective un·treat·able \ -ˈtrēt-ə-bəl \

medical Definition of untreatable

:not susceptible to medical treatment
  • untreatable patients
  • an untreatable disease

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