sanatorium

[ UK /sˌænɐtˈɔːɹi‍əm/ ]
NOUN
  1. pejorative terms for an insane asylum
  2. a hospital for recuperation or for the treatment of chronic diseases
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How To Use sanatorium In A Sentence

  • The doctor ordered an X ray of her lungs, observed something peculiar on the film, decided it was tuberculosis, and sent her to a sanatorium in the foothills where the air was fresher.
  • True, the city's appearance grows tattier as you head south past half-empty sanatoriums towards its beachside nightclubs. TravelPod.com TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at TravelPod.com
  • Further work on drugs for tuberculosis marked the beginning of the end of the old approach of treatment sanatoriums, and a large study of the benefits of BCG in adolescents lead to Britain's mass vaccination programme.
  • He was transferred to a private sanatorium, Central Valley Hospital of Orange County, New York, and two years later, to the State Homeopathic Asylum for the Insane in Middletown, New York.
  • During the second world war he had pulmonary tuberculosis, but after treatment in a sanatorium and extensive surgery he returned to practice until the age of 72.
  • This includes a mental hospital, sanatorium, convalescent home, nursing home, maternity home, clinic and health centre.
  • No doubt, were the leaders of my diocese to learn of my condition, I would be yanked from my post straight into a sanatorium. THE LAST REPORT ON THE MIRACLES AT LITTLE NO HORSE: A NOVEL
  • Jason and Grant will be spending the night in Waverly Hills Sanatorium where hundreds of people died from tuberculosis back in the twenties. Ghost Hunters Live Hunt! : SF Universe - SF Universe is your Science Fiction central. From SciFi television to movies to books and more. All the latest news, reviews and insights from SciFi experts.
  • This may be due to the casting of Kikuchi – the poster girl for troubled Japanese youth following her performance in Babel (2006) – but the lengthy sanatorium scenes are mournful rather than moving.
  • He was sitting in the sanatorium library, his long, grey-flannelled legs crooked awkwardly under the table. THE WHITE DOVE
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