sanitorium

noun
san·​i·​to·​ri·​um | \ ˌsan-ə-ˈtōr-ē-əm, -ˈtȯr- How to pronounce sanitorium (audio) \
plural sanitoriums or sanitoria\ -​ē-​ə How to pronounce sanitorium (audio) \

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“Sanitorium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sanitorium. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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