Leprosaria

Hospitals treating those afflicted with leprosy. For hospitals treating very dangerous contagious diseases, common during the Middle Ages, use "lazarettos.".

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3615
Names
leprosaria
leprosarium
hospitals, leper
hospitals, leprosy
leper hospitals
leprosariums
leprosy hospitals
leprozenhuizen Dutch
leprozenhuis Dutch
melaatsenhuis Dutch
melaatsenhuizen Dutch
leproserías Spanish
leprosería Spanish

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Hospitals treating those afflicted with leprosy. For hospitals treating very dangerous contagious diseases, common during the Middle Ages, use "lazarettos."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300008507. The J. Paul Getty Trust.