sanitarium


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sanitarium

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

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

sanitarium

(sӕniˈteəriəm) plurals ˌsaniˈtariums ~ˌsaniˈtaria noun
(American) a sanatorium.
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san·i·tar·i·um

n. sanatorio, institución de salud de rehabilitación fisica o mental.
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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.
I saw some of the cases at the sanitarium. They were violent.
And there's some talk of a big sanitarium back in the hills."
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. Soon, however, he received from the government as a recognition of his poetic achievement a permanent annual pension of two hundred pounds, and in 1847 he published the strange but delightful 'Princess.' The year 1850 marked the decisive turning point of his career.
In 1901, Lenna graduated in nursing from the Battle Creek Sanitarium (a Seventh-day Adventist health institution) in Battle Creek, Michigan.
The pair moves to a sanitarium in Arizona, where his father receives questionably effective treatment, and limited supervision lets Tom explore his surroundings.
John Harvey Kellogg and the Battle Creek Sanitarium. Founded in 1866 under the auspices of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, the Battle Creek Sanitarium in its heyday was a combination spa and Mayo Clinic, supporting a hospital, medical and nursing schools, research facilities, several health food companies, and its own publishing house.
The annual Sanitarium rock concert will return on December 21 at Isa Cultural Hall, Juffair.
Hibs supporters stepped in to help following a visit to a sanitarium for children with TB in Dnipro when they played the town's club.
The council found that in some cases, the newborn babies were apparently left to die by sanitarium staff members.
Zastro's Sanitarium, -draws the reader into the world of medicine and women during the late 1800's.