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medicable

[med-i-kuh-buh l] /ˈmɛd ɪ kə bəl/
adjective
1.
responsive to medical treatment; curable.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; < Latin medicābilis healing, curative. See medical, -able
Related forms
medicably, adverb
nonmedicable, adjective
unmedicable, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nonmedicable

medicable

/ˈmɛdɪkəbəl/
adjective
1.
potentially able to be treated or cured medically
Derived Forms
medicably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for nonmedicable

medicable

adj.

1610s, from Latin medicabilis "curable," from medicare (see medical).

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nonmedicable in Medicine

medicable med·i·ca·ble (měd'ĭ-kə-bəl)
adj.
Potentially responsive to treatment with medicine; curable.

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