(?), a. [LL. sanatorius, fr. L. sanare to heal. See Sanable.] Conducive to health; tending to cure; healing; curative; sanative.
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Sanatory ordinances for the protection of public health, such as quarantine, fever hospitals, draining, etc.
De Quincey.
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Sanatory and sanitary should not be confounded. Sanatory signifies conducive to health, while sanitary has the more general meaning of pertaining to health.
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