(||San"hi*ta) n. [Skr. samhita, properly, combination.] A collection of vedic hymns, songs, or
verses, forming the first part of each Veda.
(San"i*cle) n. [F., from L. sanare to heal.] (Bot.) Any plant of the umbelliferous genus Sanicula,
reputed to have healing powers.
(San"i*dine) n. [Gr. . a board. So called in allusion to the tabular crystals.] (Min.) A variety
of orthoclase feldspar common in certain eruptive rocks, as trachyte; called also glassy feldspar.
(||Sa"ni*es) n. [L.] (Med.) A thin, serous fluid commonly discharged from ulcers or foul wounds.
(Sa"ni*ous) a. [L. saniosus, fr. sanies: cf. F. sanieux.]
1. (Med.) Pertaining to sanies, or partaking of its nature and appearance; thin and serous, with a slight
bloody tinge; as, the sanious matter of an ulcer.
2. (med.) Discharging sanies; as, a sanious ulcer.
(San`i*ta"ri*an) a. Of or pertaining to health, or the laws of health; sanitary.
(San`i*ta"ri*an), n. An advocate of sanitary measures; one especially interested or versed in
(San"i*ta*rist) n. A sanitarian.
(San`i*ta"ri*um) n. [NL. See Sanitary.] A health station or retreat; a sanatorium. "A sanitarium
for troops." L. Oliphant.
Sanitary Commission. See under Commission.
(San"i*ta*ry) a. [L. sanitas health: cf. F. sanitaire. See Sanity.] Of or pertaining to health; designed
to secure or preserve health; relating to the preservation or restoration of health; hygienic; as, sanitary
regulations. See the Note under Sanatory.
(San`i*ta"tion) n. The act of rendering sanitary; the science of sanitary conditions; the preservation
of health; the use of sanitary measures; hygiene.
How much sanitation has advanced during the last half century.H. Hartshorne.