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Greek: Hygeia (goddess)
Latin: (no equivalent)

Various spellings: Hygeia, Hygea, Hygia; personification of health and healthy. We now have the derived word hygiene, the science of health, pertaining to health, healthful, living well; the science that deals with the upkeep of health; system of principles or rules for preserving and/or promoting health.

Hygeia, goddess of health.
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Hygeia, Hygea, Hygia
In Greek Mythology, the goddess of health, daughter of Aesculapius; health personified; by extension, a system of sanitation or medical practice.
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(Greek Goddess [Hygeia, Hygea, Hygia, Hygieia], the source of the word hygiene)