Pronunciation: (san"u-tôr'ē-um, -tōr'-), [key]
—pl. -to•ri•ums, -to•ri•aPronunciation: (-tôr'ē-u, -tōr'ē-u). [key]
1. a hospital for the treatment of chronic diseases, as tuberculosis or various nervous or mental disorders.
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