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san·i·ta·tion

(san'i-tā'shŭn),
Use of measures designed to promote health and prevent disease; development and establishment of conditions in the environment favorable to health.
[L. sanitas, health]

sanitation

/san·i·ta·tion/ (san″ĭ-ta´shun) the establishment of conditions favorable to health.

sanitation

(săn′ĭ-tā′shən)
n.
1. The study and application of procedures and measures designed to protect public health, as in the provision of clean water and the disposal of sewage and waste.
2. The disposal of sewage and waste.

sanitation

[san′itā′shən]
Etymology: L, sanitas, health
the science of maintaining a healthful, disease-free, and hazard-free environment.

san·i·ta·tion

(san'i-tā'shŭn)
Use of measures designed to promote health and prevent disease; development and establishment of conditions in the environment favorable to health.
[L. sanitas, health]

sanitation

Measures concerned with the protection or promotion of public health, especially those relating to the disposal of sewage.

Sanitation

The process of keeping drinking water, foods, or any anything else with which people come into contact free of microorganisms such as viruses.
Mentioned in: Hepatitis E

san·i·ta·tion

(san'i-tā'shŭn)
Use of measures designed to promote health and prevent disease; development and establishment of conditions in the environment favorable to health.
[L. sanitas, health]

sanitation,

n the science of maintaining a healthful, disease- and hazard-free environment.

sanitation

the establishment of conditions favorable to health, especially with respect to infectious diseases. Includes disposal of infective materials, especially carcasses, discharges and excrement, application of disinfectants and general cleaning to make disinfection effective, isolation of infective animals and improvement in ventilation of buildings, improving feeding and watering arrangements to avoid fecal and urinary contamination of food and water.
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