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sane

 [sān]
sound in mind.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sane

(sān),
Denoting sanity.
[L. sanus]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

sane

(sān)
adj. saner, sanest
Of sound mind; mentally healthy.

sane′ly adv.
sane′ness n.
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sane

Normal, compos mentis, not nuts

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McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

sane

(sān)
Of sound mind; mentally healthy.
[L. sanus]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

sane

Of sound mind. This is a legal rather than a medical term, as in the case of ‘insanity’. The lawyers are forced by their trade to assume that a person must either be sane or insane; the doctors are not so sure.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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