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sanitarian

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

 (săn′ĭ-târ′ē-ən)
n.
A public health or sanitation expert.
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sanitarian

(ˌsænɪˈtɛərɪən)
adj
of or relating to sanitation
n
(Environmental Science) Also called: sanitarist a sanitation expert
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san•i•tar•i•an

(ˌsæn ɪˈtɛər i ən)

adj.
1. sanitary; wholesome.
n.
2. a specialist in public sanitation and health.
[1855–60]
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Translations

san·i·tar·i·an

n. sanitario-a, persona entrenada en problemas de salubridad.
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