sanative


san·a·tive

adjective \ˈsa-nə-tiv\

Definition of SANATIVE

:  having the power to cure or heal :  curative, restorative

Examples of SANATIVE

  1. <there's nothing like the sanative value of a good night's sleep>

Origin of SANATIVE

Middle English sanatif, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin sanativus, from Latin sanatus, past participle of sanare to cure, from sanus healthy
First Known Use: 15th century

san·a·tive

adjective \ˈsan-ət-iv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SANATIVE

: having the power to cure or heal : curative

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