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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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treatabletreat‧a‧ble /ˈtriːtəbəl/ adjective  MCUREa treatable illness or injury can be helped with drugs or an operation Certain forms of cancer are treatable with drugs.
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treatableHopefully, it should see many forms of cancer treatable as simply as popping into hospital for minor surgery.The hypercalcemia is easily treatable by hydration and withdrawal of the calcium containing antacids.Sacks etal highlighted the importance of prostatic disease as a preventable and treatable cause of renal failure.Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord due to vitamin B12 deficiency is a treatable condition manifesting sensory ataxia.And there is precedent for treatable diseases persisting.The report found that most of the deaths were caused by easily treatable diseases.However, psychological causes are seen as treatable, whereas biological causes mark the individual for life.Many acute life-threatening conditions, shock states etc. are eminently treatable with homoeopathy.
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