sex hygiene



a branch of hygiene concerned with sex and sexual behavior as they relate to individual and community well-being. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sex hygiene

Historical Examples of sex hygiene

  • The fact is that eugenics and sex-hygiene have little in common.


    Maurice Alpheus Bigelow

  • Of such sort are the majority of inflammatory suffragettes of the sex-hygiene and birth-control species.

    In Defense of Women

    H. L. Mencken

  • A few standard books on sex-hygiene and social purity should be put in every home.

  • There is a growing conviction among the students of sociology that sex-hygiene should be taught in the public schools.

  • Such limited personal instruction might suffice if sex-education were limited to sex-hygiene.


    Maurice Alpheus Bigelow

sex hygiene in Medicine

sex hygiene


The branch of hygiene that is concerned with healthy sexual practices.
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