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The fourth case supposes the cancer is inoperable but the child viable.

The third case is that of an inoperable cancer and an inviable child.

In inoperable cases benefit may follow the use of the X-rays, or of radium.

WORD ORIGIN

1856, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + operable.

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