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.

Sanitary Commission. See under Commission. <-- sanitary napkin, an absorbant pad worn to absorb the menstrual flow of women. -->

 

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