inoperable

inoperable2016-11-10T15:03:47+00:00

inoperable 

MEDSPEAK

Definition adjective Referring to a tumour, especially a bulky infiltrating malignancy adjacent to vital structures, that wouldn’t benefit from surgery or for which surgery would do more harm than good

Synonym Untreatable

MILITARY

Definition adjective Referring to an activity or operation that cannot be carried out, as would be an airfield so pockmarked with bomb craters that it cannot function as such until repaired.

Synonym Non-operational 

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