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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HYGIENE

How would it do to appoint you, sir, to give us a few lectures in Hygiene?

The hygiene of pregnancy, labor and its sequels, is of the highest importance.

This is a duty which is necessary in the name of hygiene and morality.

The same principle is being applied to education in hygiene.

Numerous trips to industrial plants will be made.Prerequisite: Hygiene 41.

All these activities are under the direction of members of the staff of the Department of Hygiene.

Diving, rescue and resuscitation of the drowning.Prerequisite: Hygiene 2.

But he must have attention night and day according to hygiene.

Every care should be given to the hygiene of pregnancy and labor.

From the German point of view it is the equivalent of hygiene for the individual.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, from French hygiène, ultimately from Greek hygieine techne "the healthful art," from hygies "healthy," literally "living well" (personified as the goddess Hygieia), from PIE *eyu-gwie-es- "having a vigorous life." The Greek adjective was used by Aristotle as a noun meaning "health."

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