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sanatorium

[ san-uh-tawr-ee-uhm, -tohr- ]
/ 藢s忙n 蓹藞t蓴r i 蓹m, -藞to蕣r- /
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noun, plural san路a路to路ri路ums, san路a路to路ri路a [san-uh-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-]. /藢s忙n 蓹藞t蓴r i 蓹, -藞to蕣r-/.
a hospital for the treatment of chronic diseases, as tuberculosis or various nervous or mental disorders.
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Origin of sanatorium

1830鈥40; <New Latin, equivalent to Latin san膩(re) to heal + -t艒rium-tory2
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British Dictionary definitions for sanatorium

sanatorium

US sanitarium (藢s忙n瑟藞t蓻蓹r瑟蓹m)

/ (藢s忙n蓹藞t蓴藧r瑟蓹m) /

noun plural -riums or -ria (-r瑟蓹)
an institution for the medical care and recuperation of persons who are chronically ill
a health resort
British a room in a boarding school where sick pupils may be treated in isolation

Word Origin for sanatorium

C19: from New Latin, from Latin s膩n膩re to heal
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Medical definitions for sanatorium

sanatorium
[ s膬n鈥采-t么r膿-蓹m ]

n. pl. san鈥鈥o鈥i鈥ms
An institution for the treatment of chronic diseases or for medically supervised recuperation.
A resort for improvement or maintenance of health, especially for convalescents.sanitarium
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