sanitarium

A health resort. Cf.:sanatorium. SYN: salutarium. [L. sanitas, health]

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san·i·tar·i·um .san-ə-'ter-ē-əm n, pl -i·ums or -ia -ē-ə SANATORIUM

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san·i·tar·i·um (san″ĭ-tarґe-əm) [L.] 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.

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  • Sanitarĭum — (lat.), soviel wie Sanatorium …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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  • sanitarium — 1851, lit. place dedicated to health, as if from Mod.L. *sanitarius, from L. sanitas health, from sanus healthy, sane (Cf. SANATARIUM (Cf. sanatarium)) …   Etymology dictionary

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