Definition of Hygienic

1. Adjective. Tending to promote or preserve health. "Hygienic surroundings with plenty of fresh air"

Exact synonyms: Hygienical
Similar to: Healthful, Sanitary
Derivative terms: Hygiene, Hygiene, Hygiene



Definition of Hygienic

1. a. Of or pertaining to health or hygiene; sanitary.

Definition of Hygienic

1. Adjective. Pertaining to hygiene; clean, sanitary. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hygienic

1. hygiene [adj] - See also: hygiene

Medical Definition of Hygienic

1. Pertaining to hygiene or conducive to health. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hygienic

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hygeia
hygeist
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hygieiolatry
hygieiology
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hygienic (current term)
hygienic laboratory coefficient
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hygiology
hygric
hygric acid
hygrine
hygrines

Literary usage of Hygienic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Reserving hygienic considerations for "Health Laws," the following effects of the process must be noted. They formulate the result of a vast number of ..."

2. Treatise on Sociology, Theoretical and Practical by Henry Hughes (1854)
"The body hygienic shall have jurisdiction over hygienic matters. Of this system, the special end is health, or the normal conservation and progress of the ..."

3. The Organization and Administration of Physical Education by Jesse Feiring Williams (1922)
"Consideration of the hygienic aim.—What characteristics must an exercise have in order to be ... We understand that hygienic means productive of health. ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The sanitary service and the hygienic department were reorganized on 14 November ... The sanitary service and hygienic department are subordinate to the The ..."

5. School Management: Including a Full Discussion of School Economy, School by Albert Newton Raub (1882)
"hygienic Habits of Pupils.—Attention must be given to the personal habits of pupils. ... Some of this negligence is due to ignorance of hygienic laws, ..."

6. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1872)
"The Value of Circumcision as a hygienic Measure.— MJ Moses, MD, New York, speaks of circumcision as a hygienic and therapeutic measure, and is convinced ..."

7. School Management: Including a Full Discussion of School Economy, School by Albert Newton Raub (1882)
"hygienic Habits of Pupils.—Attention must be given to the personal habits of pupils. ... Some of this negligence is due to ignorance of hygienic laws, ..."

8. The Surgical Diseases of the Genito-urinary Organs Including Syphilis by Edward Lawrence Keyes (1889)
"THE general * treatment of syphilis is hygienic, tonic, and specific. ... hygienic Treatment.—The hygienic treatment of syphilis includes all the ordinary ..."

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