Definition of untreatable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌənˈtrēdəb(ə)l/


(Of a patient, a disease or other condition) for whom or which no medical care is available or possible.
Example sentences
  • The patient's condition was untreatable and he sought hospice support.
  • Wisdom tooth removal is recommended if there is an otherwise untreatable disease, condition affecting the mouth, or extreme pain.
  • The psychiatric evidence was that her medical condition was untreatable and that she would probably never have insight into/take responsibility for her murderous actions.
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