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Definition of Hygiene

Hygiene: The science of preventive medicine and the preservation of health. Also commonly used as a euphemism for cleanliness and proper sanitation.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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