adjective hy·ge·ian \(ˈ)hī¦jēən\

Definition of hygeian

  1. 1 usually capitalized :  of or relating to Hygeia, the ancient Greek goddess of health

  2. 2 :  of or relating to health or to medical practice

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Origin and Etymology of hygeian

Hygeia, ancient Greek goddess of health (from Latin Hygea, from Greek Hygieia, from hygieia health, from hygiēs sound, healthy) + English -an

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