inoperable(redirected from inoperably)
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not susceptible to treatment by surgery.
in·op·er·a·ble(in-op'ĕr-ă-bĕl), Avoid confusing this word with inoperative.
Denoting that which cannot be operated on, or a condition that cannot likely be cured by surgery.
1. Not functioning; inoperative.
2. Unsuitable for a surgical procedure: an inoperable tumor.
inoperableadjective Referring to a Pt's condition, especially, a disseminated CA, that won't benefit from surgery
Denoting a condition that which cannot be operated on, or cannot be corrected or removed by an operation.