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Hygiene

Hygiene Meaning & Definition
Hygiene Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Hygiene?

[n] the science concerned with the prevention of illness and maintenance of health
[n] a condition promoting sanitary practices; "personal hygiene"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Hygiene: hygienics

Related Terms | Find terms related to Hygiene: antisepsis | decontamination | disinfection | disinfestation | epidemiology | flash pasteurization | fumigation | health physics | hygenics | hygienics | mental hygiene | pasteurization | preventive dentistry | preventive medicine | prophylactic psychology | prophylactodontia | prophylaxis | public health | sanitation | sterilization

See Also | medical specialty | medicine | sanitariness

Hygiene In Webster's Dictionary

\Hy"gi*ene\, n. [F. hygi[`e]ne. See {Hygeia}.] That department of sanitary science which treats of the preservation of health, esp. of households and communities; a system of principles or rules designated for the promotion of health.

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