solarium


so·lar·i·um

noun \sō-ˈler-ē-əm, sə-\
plural -ia \-ē-ə\ also so·lar·i·ums

Definition of SOLARIUM

:  a glass-enclosed porch or room; also :  a room (as in a hospital) used especially for sunbathing or therapeutic exposure to light

Origin of SOLARIUM

Latin, porch exposed to the sun, from sol
First Known Use: circa 1823

so·lar·i·um

noun \sō-ˈlar-ē-əm, sə-, -ˈler-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural -ia \-ē-ə\ also so·lar·i·ums

Medical Definition of SOLARIUM

: a room (as in a hospital) used especially for sunbathing or therapeutic exposure to light

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