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 (hī-jĕn′ĭks, -jē′nĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)


(ˌhaɪ dʒiˈɛn ɪks, haɪˈdʒɛn-, -ˈdʒi nɪks)

(used with a sing. v.) hygiene (def. 1).


1. the branch of medical science that studies health and its preservation; hygiene.
2. a system of principles for promoting health. — hygienist, n.hygienic, adj.
See also: Health
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Noun1.hygienics - 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


n singHygiene f, → Gesundheitslehre f
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