Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not treatable; impossible to treat.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Incapable of being treated; not practicable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Unmanageable; inexorable; implacable.
  • Not practicable. Incapable of being treated, in any sense.

Etymologies

un- +‎ treatable (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • RSCI's Chairman expressed his concern that since few people can afford to travel outside the country for medical treatments, America needs to put more focus on approving ultra safe adult stem cell treatments to alleviate the suffering of millions diagnosed with so-called untreatable diseases.

    PRWeb

  • And most importantly they developed pharmacological and psychological interventions which have moved many of the mental disorders from "untreatable" to "highly treatable" and in a couple of cases, "curable."

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • The health department has denied planning to discharge "untreatable"

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The World Health Organisation has warned of a rise in "untreatable" gonorrhoea, after a spate of multi-resistant cases were detected including in Australia.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • Complete recovery now possible for patients with 'untreatable' mental illness WASHINGTON - An innovative therapy has offered new hope to patients with Borderline Personality Disorder.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • Jennings CURED of "untreatable" Neurological Disorder

    WN.com - Articles related to H1N1 drugs made available: DMO

  • DIOR balloon new option for "untreatable" and high-risk PCI patients

    WN.com - Articles related to H1N1 drugs made available: DMO

  • Dr. Isabelle Tremblay, a researcher at the Université de Montréal and its affiliated Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center, and Dr. Complete recovery now possible for patients with 'untreatable' mental illness WASHINGTON - An innovative therapy has offered new hope to patients with Borderline Personality Disorder.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • Lee Grossman, president of the Autism Society says that many doctors have written off autistic children's digestive problems as "untreatable".

    Emaxhealth

  • Partners in Health, a brilliant NGO whose philosophy is that allegedly "untreatable" health problems can be addressed effectively, even in poor settings.

    Grist - the Latest from Grist

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