sanatory

[san-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]

adjective

favorable for health; curative; healing.

Origin of sanatory

1825–35; < Late Latin sānātōrius healthful, equivalent to Latin sānā(re) to heal (derivative of sānus sane) + -tōrius -tory1
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sanatory

[sănə-tôr′ē]

adj.

Causing or producing health; curative.
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