Definition of Sanitarian

1. a. Of or pertaining to health, or the laws of health; sanitary.



2. n. An advocate of sanitary measures; one especially interested or versed in sanitary measures.

Definition of Sanitarian

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to health, or the laws of health; sanitary. ¹

2. Noun. (American English) a public health or sanitation worker ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sanitarian

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Sanitarian

1. One who is skilled in sanitation and public health. Origin: L. Sanitas, health, fr. Sanus, sound (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sanitarian

sanidic
sanidine
sanidines
sanies
sanified
sanifies
sanify
sanifying
saning
saniopurulent
sanioserous
sanious
sanious pus
sanism
sanitaria
sanitarian (current term)
sanitarians
sanitaries
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sanitariness
sanitarist
sanitarists
sanitarium
sanitariums
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sanitary code
sanitary condition
sanitary district
sanitary engineering
sanitary landfill

Literary usage of Sanitarian

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1. Social Diseases and Marriage: Social Prophylaxis by Prince Albert Morrow (1904)
"But it would appear that the higher duty of the sanitarian to preserve others from ... The law which backs up and supports the sanitarian in his efforts to ..."

2. The Physicians and Surgeons of the United States by William Biddle Atkinson (1878)
"434; " The Relations of Hygiene to Practical Medicine," sanitarian, vol. 2, p. 49; "Structure and Function of Upper End of Femur," Archives of Clinical ..."

3. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1879)
"Dr Russell is a practical as well as a scientific sanitarian, and knows well how to illustrate great truths, and render them comprehensible to imperfectly ..."

4. Camping and Cruising in Florida by James Alexander Henshall (1884)
"The mosquito as a sanitarian.— Along shore.—The saurian witness.—Indian Biver oranges.—The south-east coast at all hazards.—Jacksonville. ..."

5. Popular Science Monthly (1904)
"When the sanitarian was founded there was no journal occupied with sanitary science ... The sanitarian has witnessed and promoted one of the most important ..."

6. Social Diseases and Marriage: Social Prophylaxis by Prince Albert Morrow (1904)
"But it would appear that the higher duty of the sanitarian to preserve others from ... The law which backs up and supports the sanitarian in his efforts to ..."

7. The Physicians and Surgeons of the United States by William Biddle Atkinson (1878)
"434; " The Relations of Hygiene to Practical Medicine," sanitarian, vol. 2, p. 49; "Structure and Function of Upper End of Femur," Archives of Clinical ..."

8. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1879)
"Dr Russell is a practical as well as a scientific sanitarian, and knows well how to illustrate great truths, and render them comprehensible to imperfectly ..."

9. Camping and Cruising in Florida by James Alexander Henshall (1884)
"The mosquito as a sanitarian.— Along shore.—The saurian witness.—Indian Biver oranges.—The south-east coast at all hazards.—Jacksonville. ..."

10. Popular Science Monthly (1904)
"When the sanitarian was founded there was no journal occupied with sanitary science ... The sanitarian has witnessed and promoted one of the most important ..."

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