Translation of inoperable in Spanish:


inoperable, adj.

Pronunciation /ɪnˈɒp(ə)rəb(ə)l//ɪnˈɑp(ə)rəbəl/


  • 1

    (cancer/cataract) inoperable
    • Surgical resection of the pancreas using Whipple's procedure remains the mainstay of therapy, but many cases of pancreatic cancer are inoperable.
    • The research, conducted at the Liverpool Lung Cancer Unit, could help prolong the lives of people diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer.
    • A 63 year old man with pneumonia was admitted three weeks after he had been discharged after investigation and, ultimately, a diagnosis of an aggressive inoperable lung cancer.
    • Detection of inoperable cancer was the outcome measure.
    • She had just been diagnosed with inoperable rectal cancer and faced months of chemotherapy and biological therapy plus the annoyance of having an ileostomy.
  • 2

    (plan) inoperable
    (plan) inviable
    • The uneasy separation of motive from outcome, which he blithely assumes in theory, is inoperable in practice.
    • Many of them know, as indeed we know on this side of the House, that if we accept the amendments that have been put forward, the questioning process from a practical point of view will be rendered inoperable.
    • The Doctrine of pre-emption becomes inoperable without unimpeachable intelligence accepted by all as the coin of the realm.