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Definition of Salutary

Salutary: Healthful. Promoting health or well-being; wholesome. From the French salutaire, from the Latin salutaris, from salus (health), ultimately from Indo-European root sol- (whole), the source also of the word salubrious.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=39754
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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