hygienics
noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1855 hygiene 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hygienics — Hy gi*en ics, n. The science of health; hygiene. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hygienics — [hī΄jē en′iks; hī jēn′iks, hī jen′iks] n. the science of health; hygiene …   English World dictionary

  • hygienics — /huy jee en iks, huy jen , jee niks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) hygiene (def. 1). [1850 55; HYGIENE + ICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • hygienics — noun The science of hygiene …   Wiktionary

  • hygienics — hy·gien·ics iks n pl but sing in constr HYGIENE (1) * * * hy·gien·ics (hi jenґiks) a system of principles for promoting health; hygiene …   Medical dictionary

  • hygienics — study of sanitation; health Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • hygienics — n. branch of science which promotes the preservation of health and the prevention of illness; practices which promote health and cleanliness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hygienics — n. Hygiene, science of health, sanitary science …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hygienics — hy·gien·ics …   English syllables

  • hygienics — hy•gi•en•ics [[t]ˌhaɪ dʒiˈɛn ɪks, haɪˈdʒɛn , ˈdʒi nɪks[/t]] n. med (used with a sing. v.) hygiene 1) • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

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