Definition of Intractable. Meaning of Intractable. Synonyms of Intractable

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Definition of Intractable

Intractable
Intractable In*tract"a*ble, a. [L. intractabilis: cf. F. intraitable, formerly also intractable. See In- not, and Tractable.] Not tractable; not easily governed, managed, or directed; indisposed to be taught, disciplined, or tamed; violent; stubborn; obstinate; refractory; as, an intractable child. Syn: Stubborn; perverse; obstinate; refractory; cross; unmanageable; unruly; headstrong; violent; ungovernable; unteachable. -- In*tract"a*ble*ness, n. -- In*tract"a*bly, adv.

Meaning of Intractable from wikipedia

- Intractable may refer to: Intractable conflict, a form of complex, severe, and enduring conflict Intractability (complexity), in com****tional complexity...
- Intractable pain, also known as Intractable Pain Disease or IP, is a severe, constant pain that is not curable by any known means and which causes a bed...
- known as terminal sedation, continuous deep sedation, or sedation for intractable distress in the dying/of a dying patient) is the palliative practice...
- known to be intractable in this sense include those that are EXPTIME-hard. If NP is not the same as P, then NP-hard problems are also intractable in this...
- Chronic pain is pain that lasts a long time. In medicine, the distinction between acute and chronic pain is sometimes determined by an arbitrary interval...
- Epilepsy is a group of neurological disorders characterized by epileptic seizures. Epileptic seizures are episodes that can vary from brief and nearly...
- severe polymorphic epilepsy of infancy, borderland SMEI, borderline SMEI, intractable childhood epilepsy with generalised tonic clonic seizures (ICEGTCS) Cl****ification...
- specializes in pain management and drug addiction. He is a strong advocate for intractable pain patients, holding that opioids can be safe and effective even applied...
- means of fluoroscopically guided injection is sometimes used to treat intractable pain from cancers such as pancreatic cancer. Frequently, celiac plexus...
- vagus nerve. It is used as an adjunctive treatment for certain types of intractable epilepsy and treatment-resistant depression. VNS devices are used to...