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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sanatory \San"a*to*ry\, a. [LL. sanatorius, fr. L. sanare to heal. See Sanable.] Conducive to health; tending to cure; healing; curative; sanative. [1913 Webster] Sanatory ordinances for the protection of public health, such as quarantine, fever hospitals, draining, etc. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster] Note: Sanatory and sanitary should not be confounded. Sanatory signifies conducive to health, while sanitary has the more general meaning of pertaining to health. [1913 Webster]