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leprosarium

noun lep·ro·sar·i·um \ˌle-prə-ˈser-ē-əm\
plural lep·ro·sar·i·ums or lep·ro·sar·ia\-ē-ə\

Definition of LEPROSARIUM

:  a hospital for leprosy patients

Origin of LEPROSARIUM

Medieval Latin, from Late Latin leprosus
First Known Use: circa 1846

leprosarium

noun lep·ro·sar·i·um \ˌlep-rə-ˈser-ē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural lep·ro·sar·i·ums or lep·ro·sar·ia \-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of LEPROSARIUM

:  a hospital for leprosy patients

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