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immedicable

[ ih-med-i-kuh-buhl ]
/ ɪˈmɛd ɪ kə bəl /
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adjective
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Origin of immedicable

First recorded in 1525–35, immedicable is from the Latin word immedicābilis incurable. See im-2, medicable

OTHER WORDS FROM immedicable

im·med·i·ca·ble·ness, nounim·med·i·ca·bly, adverb
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How to use immedicable in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for immedicable

immedicable
/ (ɪˈmɛdɪkəbəl) /

adjective
(of wounds) unresponsive to treatment

Derived forms of immedicable

immedicableness, nounimmedicably, adverb
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Medical definitions for immedicable

immedicable
[ ĭ-mĕdĭ-kə-bəl ]

adj.
Incurable.
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