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Definition of "medicable" []

  • Potentially responsive to treatment with medicine; curable: medicable conditions; a medicable complaint. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "medicable" in a sentence
  • "Furthermore this bit is Lindsay, not Farmer - but I'm sure that she would agree with it, the idea of fertility as a medicable condition, requiring powerful drugs or even surgical interventions to prevent a woman's body from doing exactly what it does naturally, is basicaly and ultimately the idea that femaleness itself is such a condition, a sort of XX Syndrome."
  • "It was the aqua tofana undiluted by mercy, instantaneous in its effect, and not medicable by any antidote."
  • "He was soon procured, and, prompt of practice, the hurts of Ralph Colleton were found to be easily medicable."
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