preventorium

noun
pre·​ven·​to·​ri·​um | \ ˌprē-vən-ˈtȯr-ē-əm How to pronounce preventorium (audio) \
plural preventoria\ -​ē-​ə How to pronounce preventorium (audio) \ also preventoriums

Medical Definition of preventorium

: an establishment where persons (as children) liable to develop disease (as tuberculosis) receive preventive care and treatment

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“Preventorium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/preventorium. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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