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hy·giene

 (hī′jēn′)
n.
1. The science that deals with the promotion and preservation of health. Also called hygienics.
2. Conditions and practices that serve to promote or preserve health: hygiene in the workplace; personal hygiene.

[French hygiène and New Latin hygieina, both from Greek hugieinē (tekhnē), (art) of health, feminine of hugieinos, relating to health, healthful, from hugiēs, healthy; see aiw- in Indo-European roots.]

hy·gien′ist (hī-jē′nĭst, hī′jē′-, hī-jĕn′ĭst) n.

hygiene

(ˈhaɪdʒiːn)
n
1. (Medicine) Also called: hygienics the science concerned with the maintenance of health
2. (Medicine) clean or healthy practices or thinking: personal hygiene.
[C18: from New Latin hygiēna, from Greek hugieinē, from hugiēs healthy]

hy•giene

(ˈhaɪ dʒin)

n.
1. the application of scientific knowledge to the preservation of health and prevention of the spread of disease.
2. a condition or practice conducive to the preservation of health, as cleanliness.
[1590–1600; < French hygiène < New Latin hygieina < Greek hygieinḕ (téchnē) healthful (art), feminine of hygieinós healthful, derivative of hygiḗs healthy]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hygiene - a condition promoting sanitary practiceshygiene - a condition promoting sanitary practices; "personal hygiene"
sanitariness - the state of being conducive to health
2.hygiene - the science concerned with the prevention of illness and maintenance of health
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

hygiene

noun cleanliness, sanitation, disinfection, sterility, sanitary measures, hygienics Be extra careful about personal hygiene.
Translations
عِلْم الصِّحَّهنَظَافَة
hygiena
hygiejne
hygienia
higijena
higiénia
heilsufræîi; hollustuhættir; hreinlæti
衛生
위생학
higienahigieniškaihigieniškashigienos
higiēna
hygiena
higiena
hygien
อนามัย
hijyensağlık koruma/bilgisi
vệ sinh

hygiene

[ˈhaɪdʒiːn] Nhigiene f

hygiene

[ˈhaɪdʒiːn] nhygiène f
food hygiene → l'hygiène alimentaire

hygiene

nHygiene f; personal hygieneKörperpflege f

hygiene

[ˈhaɪdʒiːn] nigiene f

hygiene

(ˈhaidʒiːn) noun
(the rules or science of) cleanliness whose aim is to preserve health and prevent the spread of disease.
hyˈgienic (-ˈdʒiː-) , ((American) -ˈdʒe-) adjective
(negative unhygienic) free from germs or dirt. Hygienic conditions are essential in a hospital.
hyˈgienically (-ˈdʒiː-) , ((American) -ˈdʒe-) adverb

hygiene

نَظَافَة hygiena hygiejne Hygiene υγιεινή higiene hygienia hygiène higijena igiene 衛生 위생학 hygiëne hygiene higiena higiene гигиена hygien อนามัย hijyen vệ sinh 卫生

hy·giene

n. higiene, estudio de la salud y la conservación de un cuerpo sano;
mental ______ mental;
oral ______ oral;
public ______ pública.

hygiene

n higiene f, aseo; oral — higiene or aseo bucal