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inextirpable

[in-ik-stur-puh-buh l] /ˌɪn ɪkˈstɜr pə bəl/
adjective
1.
incapable of being extirpated:
inextirpable disease.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English < Latin inexstirpābilis. See in-3, extirpate, -ble
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Examples for inextirpable
  • Pancreas: inextirpable or advanced neuroendocrine tumors.
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inextirpable

/ˌɪnɪkˈstɜːpəbəl/
adjective
1.
not able to be extirpated; ineradicable
Derived Forms
inextirpableness, noun
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