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[tree-tuh-buh l] /ˈtri tə bəl/
able to be treated, especially medically:
Some diseases are treatable but not curable.
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treatability, noun
nontreatable, adjective
untreatable, adjective Unabridged
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  • In their eyes, insomnia is generally caused by something treatable through their tool kit, usually anxiety or depression.
  • Though treatable with antibiotics, it can cause fatal complications if undiagnosed.
  • It is easily treatable, but almost always goes undiagnosed.
  • Taking them instead of the real thing can turn a treatable disease into a fatal one.
  • Most cases are treatable, but strains resistant to first- and second-line drugs are on the rise.
  • Disease will not exist or will be treatable to the point that cancer will be no more of an inconvenience than a cold.
  • As you browse through these slides, please remember that all of these infections are treatable.
  • Positional vertigo episodes are caused by an inner ear disorder that's treatable by manual maneuver of the head.
  • Of course, many people may suffer or even die during this wait, if they have an illness that is not yet otherwise treatable.
  • These are in general extremely indolent and easily treatable cancers.

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