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1. The science of health and its maintenance.
2. Cleanliness that promotes health and well being; especially, of a personal nature.
3. That department of knowledge or practice which relates to the maintenance of health; a system of principles or rules for preserving or promoting health; sanitary science.
(Greek Goddess [Hygeia, Hygea, Hygia, Hygieia], the source of the word hygiene)
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industrial hygiene (s) (noun), industrial hygienes (pl)
A form of preventative medicine which deals with the protection of the health of those who are involved in industrial work.
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