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sanitarium

san·i·tar·i·um

sanitarium

pronunciation:
sae nih ter i m
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part of speech: noun
inflections: sanitaria, sanitariums
definition: a hospital or resort where patients go to regain or improve their health.
Word Parts
The word sanitarium contains the following parts:
san Latin root that means health
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-arium, -orium Latin noun-forming suffix that means a place for
synonyms:
-atory, -ary2