Sanatory San"a*to*ry, a. [LL. sanatorius, fr. L. sanare to heal. See {Sanable}.] Conducive to health; tending to cure; healing; curative; sanative. [1913 Webster]

Sanatory ordinances for the protection of public health, such as quarantine, fever hospitals, draining, etc. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

Note: Sanatory and sanitary should not be confounded. Sanatory signifies conducive to health, while sanitary has the more general meaning of pertaining to health. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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