hygiene

How to spell hygiene in portuguese

In portuguese, the word hygiene can be spelled:

  • n.
    1. The science that deals with the promotion and preservation of health. Also called hygienics.
    2. Conditions and practices that serve to promote or preserve health: hygiene in the workplace; personal hygiene.

    [French hygiène and New Latin hygieina, both from Greek hugieinē (tekhnē), (art) of health, feminine of hugiēs, healthy.]

    hygienist hy·gien'ist (hī-jē'nĭst, hī'jē'-, hī-jĕn'ĭst) n.


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