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sanatorium

a hospital for the treatment of chronic diseases, such as tuberculosis or mental disorders
Not to be confused with:
sanitarium – an institution for the preservation or recovery of health; a convalescent hospital; a health resort
sanitarian – clean and wholesome; a specialist in public sanitation and health

san·a·to·ri·um

 (săn′ə-tôr′ē-əm)
n. pl. san·a·to·ri·ums or san·a·to·ri·a (-tôr′ē-ə)
1. An institution for the treatment of chronic diseases or for medically supervised recuperation.
2. A resort for improvement or maintenance of health, especially for convalescents. Also called sanitarium.

[From neuter of Late Latin sānātōrius, curative, from Latin sānātus, past participle of sānāre, to heal, from sānus, healthy.]

sanatorium

(ˌsænəˈtɔːrɪəm) or

sanitarium

n, pl -riums or -ria (-rɪə)
1. (Medicine) an institution for the medical care and recuperation of persons who are chronically ill
2. (Medicine) a health resort
3. Brit a room in a boarding school where sick pupils may be treated in isolation
[C19: from New Latin, from Latin sānāre to heal]

san•a•to•ri•um

(ˌsæn əˈtɔr i əm, -ˈtoʊr-)

n., pl. -to•ri•ums, -to•ri•a (-ˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr i ə)
1. a hospital for the treatment of chronic diseases, as tuberculosis or various nervous or mental disorders.
[1830–40; < New Latin, = Latin sānā(re) to heal + -tōrium -tory2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sanatorium - a hospital for recuperation or for the treatment of chronic diseasessanatorium - a hospital for recuperation or for the treatment of chronic diseases
hospital, infirmary - a health facility where patients receive treatment
2.sanatorium - pejorative terms for an insane asylumsanatorium - pejorative terms for an insane asylum
mental home, mental hospital, mental institution, psychiatric hospital, insane asylum, asylum, institution - a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person

sanatorium

noun clinic I was told I'd be in the sanatorium for two years.
Translations
مَصَحمَصَح في مَدرَسَه أو كُلِّيَّه
ošetřovnasanatorium
sanatoriumsygerum
betegszoba
heilsuhælisjúkrastofa
izoliatoriussanatorija
izolatorssanatorija
ošetrovňa

sanatorium

[ˌsænəˈtɔːrɪəm] N (sanatoriums or sanatoria (pl)) [ˌsænəˈtɔːrɪə]sanatorio m

sanatorium

[ˌsænəˈtɔːriəm] [sanatoria] [ˌsænəˈtɔːriə] (pl) nsanatorium m

sanatorium

n pl <sanatoria> (Brit) → Sanatorium nt

sanatorium

[ˌsænəˈtɔːrɪəm] n (sanatoria or sanatoriums (pl)) [ˌsænəˈtɔːrɪə]
a.casa di cura; (for tuberculosis) → sanatorio
b. (Brit) (Scol) → infermeria

sanatorium

(sӕnəˈtoːriəm) plurals ˌsanaˈtoriums ~ˌsanaˈtoria (-riə) noun
1. (American also ˌsaniˈtarium) a hospital, especially for people with certain diseases of the lungs or for people who are recovering from an illness.
2. a place in a school, college etc for those who are ill.

san·a·to·ri·um

n. sanatorio, institución de rehabilitación física o mental.

sanatorium

n (ant) sanatorio (ant)
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