- the ancient Greek goddess of health.
Origin of Hygieia
< Greek, late variant of Hygíeiā, personification of hygíeiā health, equivalent to hygiḗ(s) healthy + -ia -ia
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Examples from the Web for hygieia
After an hour's sail they reached a beautifully-built and fast-sailing vessel, the Hygieia, which belonged to Kallias.
The statues include 110 those of Aesculapius and Hygieia, taken from the temple of Aesculapius.
The beak of the ship bearing the statue of Hygieia, carved in wood, began to move.
Tablet with votive relief representing a left leg from above the knee in relief, dedicated to Asclepios and Hygieia.