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san·i·tar·i·um

 (săn′ĭ-târ′ē-əm)
n. pl. san·i·tar·i·ums or san·i·tar·i·a (-ē-ə)

[New Latin sānitārium, from Latin sānitās, health; see sanity.]

sanitarium

(ˌsænɪˈtɛərɪəm)
n, pl -riums or -ria (-rɪə)
(Medicine) the US spelling of sanatorium
[C19: from Latin sānitās health]

san•i•tar•i•um

(ˌsæn ɪˈtɛər i əm)

also sanatorium



n., pl. -tar•i•ums, -tar•i•a (-ˈtɛər i ə)
an institution for the preservation of health; health resort.
[1850–55; < Latin sānit(ās) health (see sanity) + -ārium -ary]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sanitarium - a hospital for recuperation or for the treatment of chronic diseasessanitarium - a hospital for recuperation or for the treatment of chronic diseases
hospital, infirmary - a health facility where patients receive treatment
Translations
مَصَح عَقْلي
sanatorium
sanatorium
heilsuhæli
sanatorija

sanitarium

(sӕniˈteəriəm) plurals ˌsaniˈtariums ~ˌsaniˈtaria noun
(American) a sanatorium.

san·i·tar·i·um

n. sanatorio, institución de salud de rehabilitación fisica o mental.
References in classic literature ?
And the result was, willy-nilly, that he was led away to a private sanitarium for mental disease, while in the newspapers appeared pathetic accounts of his mental breakdown and of the saintliness of his character.
And in the enforced solitude of the sanitarium he recovered.
Disaster followed in the shape of an unfortunate financial venture which for a time reduced his family to serious straits and drove him with shattered nerves to a sanitarium.
And there's some talk of a big sanitarium back in the hills.
In this memoir, Paris, a retired microbiologist, comedienne, and advocate for the disabled, tells the story of how she contracted tuberculosis of the bones and joints at the age of five and spent the next nine years confined in sanitariums, followed by five years of surgeries.
Cannell points to TB sanitariums as anecdotal evidence that sunlight fights infections.
The group recently made the request to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare following the discovery of 114 such specimens at a medical institute and five state-run sanitariums across Japan established under the former government policy of quarantining leprosy patients.
As the world has become smaller and Martinsville has evolved over the years - the bucket factory, the brick factory and the nine sanitariums that employed much of the townsfolk are gone - teenagers aren't much different than elsewhere.
The government and a group of plaintiffs comprising former leprosy patients not forced into sanitariums under the government's onetime quarantine policy as well as the kin of deceased leprosy patients decided Thursday to postpone officially settling the plaintiffs' compensation suit.
Ottawa is being urged to investigate the growing tales of horror from former patients regarding three tuberculosis sanitariums which were operating in Manitoba up until 30 years ago.
Doctors' false conviction that leprosy was incurable, backed by the health ministry's preoccupation with securing a budget for sanitariums, resulted in the prolongation and expansion of Japan quarantining leprosy patients in the postwar years, an inquest panel says in its final report released Tuesday.
An academic group plans to survey current and former leprosy patients around November to determine what kind of psychological damage they suffered while they were forcibly confined to sanitariums for more than 40 years, group members said Wednesday.