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Etymology: L, terrace exposed to sun
a large, sunny room or area serving as a lounge for ambulatory patients in a hospital.
solarium(sō-lā′rē-ŭm) [L. solarium, terrace]
1. A room or porch exposed to the sun.
2. A room designed for heliotherapy or for the application of artificial light.
3. A day or recreational room for patients; often used as a waiting area for family or visitors.