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adjective as in unfixable, unchangeable

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He also sees the potential for CRISPR to address other incurable human diseases, like Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s, that may have genetic components.

While most genetic disorders are incurable, doctors do their best to manage them.

Cracking their code could be critical to understand our biological ecosystem, but even more tantalizingly, phages may be the answer to a host of currently incurable diseases.

From Vox

When I was diagnosed with an incurable form of NHL in January 2002, my only treatment option at the time was chemotherapy.

From Fortune

Mengnan was told it was incurable, but that there was one medicine, Remicade, that might help.

The truth is that a horrific, incurable virus is ravaging Guinea—and at least three other countries in West Africa.

Women Living with Incurable STDs, argues that women are more often shunned when it comes to an STI.

It is technically “incurable” but incurable in the same way that colds have no cure and sprained ankles have no cure.

Despite being told that her disease was incurable, Carr refused to accept that there was nothing she could do about it.

They spoke like this because they are accustomed to abandon altogether those whom they have once judged incurable.

That struck the people in wrath with an incurable wound, that brought nations under in fury, that persecuted in a cruel manner.

This accident led his parents to reflect upon the childs incurable tendency and consider the question of his musical education.

Even Bishop Ken said of him that he showed zeal to make the schism incurable.

Stricken by an incurable anaemia, he would remain for weeks without leaving his house, without doing any work.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to incurable, such as: deadly, fatal, hopeless, inoperable, impossible, and terminal.

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