leprosarium

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leprosarium

 [lep″ro-sar´e-um]
a hospital or colony for treatment and isolation of patients with leprosy.

lep·ro·sar·i·um

(lep'rō-sar'ē-ŭm),
A hospital especially designed for the care of those suffering from leprosy, especially those who need expert care.

leprosarium

(lĕp′rə-sâr′ē-əm)
n. pl. leprosar·iums or leprosar·ia (-ē-ə)
A hospital for the treatment of leprosy.

leprosarium

[lep′rōser′ē·əm]
Etymology: Gk, lepra, leprosy
a hospital for persons who have leprosy.

lep·ro·sar·i·um

(lep'rō-sar'ē-ŭm)
An older term for a hospital specializing in the care of patients with leprosy.

leprosarium

An institution for the treatment of people suffering from HANSEN'S DISEASE.
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With attention already drawn to the haphazard management of solid waste in a Nigerian leper colony (Coker et al.
Anthony began with a prayer to keep us safe, but as we stood holding hands in a circle in the dark all I could think about was what he had told me in the car, about an investigation in an old leper colony on a deserted island, the screams they had heard in the night, and the way a silver crucifix had moved by itself.
The Colony is a history of the large leper colony from its inception in 1866 up through the present.
First the area of Dunwich on Stradbroke Island which became a leper colony from 1891-1910; Friday Island for those of 'other races' from 1892-1910, then from 1906-1940 Peel island; and finally Fantome Island became the leper colony for Queensland.
In the 5th century CE, the site was settled by Byzantine monks, and then served as a leper colony before being finally abandoned in the 7th century CE.
Mr Farley has just returned from a 12-day trip to Myanmar - formerly Burma - where he took supplies to a leper colony, an orphanage and an education centre for the blind.
It is a contemporary novel about an English doctor, Philip Gardner, who, with his daughter, Virginia, is stranded on a former leper colony off the coast of Trinidad.
As Roger Stone once noted, being the low cost producer just makes you the healthiest leper in the leper colony.
Infuriated that Gately has completed only three missions as a pilot, Savage assigns him to a B-17 he orders named The Leper Colony, crewed by every screw-up and incompetent in the unit.
Guevara and Granado spent some time at a leper colony, passing themselves off as doctors (while being only medical students), where Guevara celebrated his twenty-fourth birthday at a party held for them.
These luxurious circumstances, then, rep the life that Ernesto is leaving behind, but with few misgivings; one semester short of earning his medical degree, he has specialized in leprosy and is anxious to reach Peru to spend time at a leper colony.
Then the trip to India, where she worked in the orphanage, a leper colony, and a home for the dying.