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sanitarium

 [san″ĭ-ta´re-um]
an institution for the promotion of health. The word was originally coined to designate the institution established by the Seventh Day Adventists at Battle Creek, Michigan, to distinguish it from institutions providing care for mental or tuberculous patients.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

san·i·tar·i·um

(san'i-tār'ē-ŭm), In modern usage this word is virtually synonymous with sanatorium.
A health resort. Compare: sanatorium.
Synonym(s): salutarium
[L. sanitas, health]
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sanitarium

(săn′ĭ-târ′ē-əm)
n. pl. sanitar·iums or sanitar·ia (-ē-ə)
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sanitarium

A term of waning use for a healthcare facility that provides long-term inpatient care for a particular condition.
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sanitarium

Health care A term of waning popularity for a health care facility that provides long-term inpatient care for a particular condition. See Saranac. Cf Hospice.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

san·i·tar·i·um

(san'i-tar'ē-ŭm)
A health resort.
Compare: sanatorium
[L. sanitas, health]
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