- responsive to medical treatment; curable.
Origin of medicable
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Related Words for medicableremedial, corrective, invigorating, healthful, salutary, therapeutic, medicinal, tonic, curing, pick-me-up, restorative, beneficial, helpful, wholesome, alleviative, medicable, medicative, remedying, sanative, vulnerary
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- potentially able to be treated or cured medically
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Word Origin and History for medicable
1610s, from Latin medicabilis "curable," from medicare (see medical).
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- Potentially responsive to treatment with medicine; curable.
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