sanative(redirected from sanatively)
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Having the power to cure; healing or restorative: a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air.
[Middle English sanatif, from Old French, from Late Latin sānātīvus, from Latin sānātus, past participle of sānāre, to heal; see sanatorium.]
(Medicine) a less common word for curative
[C15: from Medieval Latin sānātīvus, from Latin sānāre to heal, from sānus healthy]
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|Adj.||1.||sanative - tending to cure or restore to health; "curative powers of herbal remedies"; "her gentle healing hand"; "remedial surgery"; "a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air"; "a therapeutic agent"; "therapeutic diets"|
healthful - conducive to good health of body or mind; "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"