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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.
A child of sanitariums; a memoir of tuberculosis survival and lifelong disability.
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.
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.
More than 100 preserved specimens of fetuses and newborn babies of leprosy patients were found at five state-run sanitariums and a research center in Japan, including 29 that were likely killed after birth, according to a government council report released Thursday.
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.
The Japanese health ministry on Monday rejected compensation claims filed by 117 former leprosy patients in South Korea, who were forcibly put into sanitariums under Japanese colonial rule.