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sanatorium

 [san″ah-to´re-um]
an institution for treatment of sick persons, especially a private hospital for convalescents or patients who are not extremely ill; often applied to an institution for the treatment of tuberculosis.
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san·a·to·ri·um

(san'ă-tō'rē-ŭm), In modern usage this word is virtually synonymous with sanitarium.
An institution for the treatment of chronic disorders and a place for recuperation under medical supervision. Compare: sanitarium.
[Mod. L. neuter of sanatorius, curative, fr. sano, to cure, heal]
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sanatorium

(săn′ə-tôr′ē-əm)
n. pl. sana·toriums or sana·toria (-tôr′ē-ə)
1. An institution for the treatment of chronic diseases or for medically supervised recuperation.
2. A resort for improvement or maintenance of health, especially for convalescents. Also called sanitarium.
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san·a·to·ri·um

(san'ă-tōr'ē-ŭm)
An institution for the treatment of chronic disorders and a place for recuperation under medical supervision.
[Mod. L. neuter of sanatorius, curative, fr. sano, to cure, heal]
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san·a·to·ri·um

(san'ă-tōr'ē-ŭm)
Institution for treatment of chronic disorders and a place for recuperation under medical supervision.
[Mod. L. neuter of sanatorius, curative, fr. sano, to cure, heal]
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