hygienics

[hahy-jee-en-iks, hahy-jen-, -jee-niks]
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Origin of hygienics

First recorded in 1850–55; hygiene + -ics
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British Dictionary definitions for hygienics

hygienics

noun
  1. (functioning as singular) another word for hygiene (def. 1)
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hygienics in Medicine

hygienics

[hī-jĕnĭks, -jēnĭks]
n.
  1. hygiene
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