inoperable

  • 1 inopérable — [ inɔperabl ] adj. • 1812; de 1. in et opérable ♦ Qui ne peut être opéré. Blessé inopérable. Tumeur inopérable. ● inopérable adjectif Qu il est impossible d opérer : Cancer inopérable. inopérable adj. Se dit d un malade ou d une affection pour… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 inoperable — [in äp′ər ə bəl] adj. not operable; specif., a) not practicable b) that will not practicably allow of surgical operation [an inoperable cancer] c) inoperative …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 inoperable — Relativo a un trastorno médico que no mejoraría con una intervención quirúrgica o para el cual el riesgo excluye una intervención radical. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …

    Diccionario médico

  • 4 inoperable — I (impracticable) adjective undoable, unfeasible, unworkable II (incurable) adjective cureless, hopeless, immedicable, remediless III index …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 inoperable — 1856, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + OPERABLE (Cf. operable) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 inoperable — adjetivo 1. Origen: Argentina, Uruguay. [Estación, aeropuerto] que no está en servicio …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 7 inoperable — 1. adj. Dicho de un enfermo: Que no puede ser operado. 2. Dicho de una enfermedad: Que no se puede tratar con una operación quirúrgica …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 8 inoperable — ► ADJECTIVE 1) Medicine not able to be operated on to beneficial effect. 2) not able to be used or operated. 3) impractical; unworkable. DERIVATIVES inoperability noun inoperably adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 inoperable — in|op|e|ra|ble [ınˈɔpərəbəl US ınˈa: ] adj 1.) an inoperable illness or medical condition cannot be treated by an operation ▪ an inoperable brain tumour 2.) something that is inoperable cannot be used ▪ The bombing rendered the airfield… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 inoperable — ► adjetivo MEDICINA Se refiere al enfermo que no puede ser intervenido quirúrgicamente o a la enfermedad que no se puede operar. * * * inoperable adj. No susceptible de ser operado quirúrgicamente: ‘Un tumor inoperable’. * * * inoperable. adj.… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 11 inoperable — in|op|er|a|ble [ ın apərəbl ] adjective 1. ) an inoperable medical condition cannot be cured or treated by an operation: an inoperable tumor 2. ) FORMAL not working or capable of being used successfully: The law was changed because it proved to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 inoperable — adjective 1 an inoperable illness or tumour (=lump) cannot be treated or removed by a medical operation: an inoperable spinal tumour 2 an inoperable system or method is not practical and therefore cannot be used …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 inoperable — UK [ɪnˈɒpərəb(ə)l] / US [ɪnˈɑpərəb(ə)l] adjective 1) an inoperable medical condition cannot be cured or treated by an operation an inoperable tumour 2) formal not working or capable of being used successfully The law was changed because it proved …

    English dictionary

  • 14 inoperable — adjective Etymology: probably from French inopérable Date: 1886 1. not treatable or remediable by surgery < inoperable cancer > 2. inoperative …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 INOPÉRABLE — adj. des deux genres T. de Chirurgie Qui ne peut être opéré. Tumeur, fracture inopérable. Cas inopérable …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 16 inoperable — Denoting that which cannot be operated upon, or a condition that cannot likely be cured by surgery. * * * in·op·er·a·ble ( )in äp (ə )rə bəl adj not treatable or remediable by or suitable for surgery <an advanced and inoperable cancer>… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 17 inoperable — [[t]ɪnɒ̱pərəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ An inoperable medical condition is one that cannot be cured by a surgical operation. [FORMAL] He was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer …

    English dictionary

  • 18 inoperable — {{#}}{{LM I22048}}{{〓}} {{[}}inoperable{{]}} ‹i·no·pe·ran·te› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} {{♂}}En medicina,{{♀}} que no puede ser operado: • Este cáncer es inoperable porque está muy extendido.{{○}} …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 19 inopérable — (i no pé ra bl ) adj. Que l on ne peut opérer. Cancer inopérable. ÉTYMOLOGIE    In.... 1, et opérer …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 20 inoperable — adj. Inoperable is used with these nouns: ↑cancer, ↑tumour …

    Collocations dictionary

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