- a branch of hygiene concerned with sex and sexual behavior as they relate to individual and community well-being.
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Examples from the Web for sex hygiene
The fact is that eugenics and sex-hygiene have little in common.
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.
- The branch of hygiene that is concerned with healthy sexual practices.
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