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sanatory

[ san-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈsæn əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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adjective

favorable for health; curative; healing.

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Origin of sanatory

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

sanatory
[ sănə-tôr′ē ]

adj.

Causing or producing health; curative.
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