leprosarium(redirected from Leper colony)
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a hospital or colony for treatment and isolation of patients with leprosy.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A hospital especially designed for the care of those suffering from leprosy, especially those who need expert care.
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n. pl. leprosar·iums or leprosar·ia (-ē-ə)
A hospital for the treatment of leprosy.
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An older term for a hospital specializing in the care of patients with leprosy.
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leprosariumAn institution for the treatment of people suffering from HANSEN'S DISEASE.
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