sanatorium


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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)
References in classic literature ?
Not till I'm running a Polar consumptives' sanatorium boat.
"She'll be bound for Frederikshavn or one of the Glacier sanatoriums for a month.
The paths up the hill --that was rather a sanatorium than a fortress, being used generally as the camping place of regiments suffering from recent service in unhealthy portions of the country--were carefully blocked with masses of stones, and every other approach was made as impregnable as time would allow.
At that time he was spending the remains of the money left him by his aunt, and Elizabeth had hardly settled down at Brookport and got her venture under way when she found herself obliged to provide for Nutty a combination of home and sanatorium. It had been the poor lad's mistaken view that he could drink up all the alcoholic liquor in America.
He will require some few weeks' rest in our sanatorium in the hills, but will then return.
Burns," I said quietly, duly smiling at him; and the trap drove off to a sort of sanatorium, a pavilion of bricks which the doctor had in the grounds of his residence.
Gave me a few months at best, and that, after a course in sanatoriums and a trip to Europe and another to Hawaii.
He noted that the projects are aimed at creating new tourist routes between Azerbaijan and Russia, as well as at developing the resort and sanatorium sector.
Rawalpindi -- Decision has been taken to build a trauma center in Samli Sanatorium l Murree.
Sulfiya, a Russian woman in her 60s, has travelled to Azerbaijan's north-western city of Naftalan in the hope that crude oil baths at a local sanatorium will end her years of suffering from polyarthritis, a disease affecting the joints.
The book entitled Off Season presents a significant example of European Functionalist architecture that closed in 2002 and has been decaying since"We were making fun with Matas Dulla, that while their book on the Bratislava crematorium is about the building where survivors come to bid farewell to the deceased, our book on the Machna sanatorium is about a building that is dying," said architect Martin Zaiek.