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sanatorium

División en sílabas: san·a·to·ri·um
Pronunciación: /ˌsanəˈtôrēəm
 
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Definición de sanatorium en inglés:

sustantivo (plural sanatoriums or sanatoria /-rēə/)

Another term for sanitarium.
Example sentences
  • Employees at Argentine public health and private hospitals, clinics, sanatoriums and emergency services carried out a 24-hour strike on September 15 to press their demand for better wages and job security.
  • Further work on drugs for tuberculosis marked the beginning of the end of the old approach of treatment sanatoriums, and a large study of the benefits of BCG in adolescents lead to Britain's mass vaccination programme.
  • During the second world war he had pulmonary tuberculosis, but after treatment in a sanatorium and extensive surgery he returned to practice until the age of 72.
Sinónimos
infirmary, clinic, hospital, medical center, hospice;
sick bay, sickroom

Origen

mid 19th century: modern Latin, based on Latin sanare 'heal'.

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