treatable
adjective Date: 14th century capable of being treated ; yielding or responsive to treatment <
a treatable disease
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treatability noun

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  • Treatable — Treat a*ble, a. [OE. tretable, F. traitable, L. tractabilis. See {Treat}, and cf. {Tractable}.] Manageable; tractable; hence, moderate; not violent. [Obs.] A treatable disposition, a strong memory. R. Parr. [1913 Webster] A kind of treatable… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • treatable — [[t]tri͟ːtəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED A treatable disease is one which can be cured or controlled, usually by the use of drugs. This is a treatable condition... Depression is treatable. Syn: curable …   English dictionary

  • treatable — treat|a|ble [ˈtri:təbəl] adj a treatable illness or injury can be helped with drugs or an operation ▪ Certain forms of cancer are treatable with drugs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • treatable — treatability, n. /tree teuh beuhl/, adj. able to be treated, esp. medically: Some diseases are treatable but not curable. [TREAT + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • treatable — adjective Able to be treated; not incurable or intractable. In the eighties, AIDS was not a treatable disease, and as a consequence the mortality rate at that time was very high …   Wiktionary

  • treatable — treat·able trēt ə bəl adj capable of being treated: yielding or responsive to treatment <a treatable disease> treat·abil·i·ty .trēt ə bil ət ē n, pl ties …   Medical dictionary

  • treatable — adj. Treatable is used with these nouns: ↑condition, ↑disease, ↑illness …   Collocations dictionary

  • treatable — treat|a|ble [ tritəbl ] adjective a treatable illness or medical condition can be cured by medical treatment …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • treatable — adjective a treatable illness or injury can be helped with drugs or an operation …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • treatable — UK [ˈtriːtəb(ə)l] / US [ˈtrɪtəb(ə)l] adjective a treatable illness or medical condition can be cured by medical treatment …   English dictionary

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