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Hygiea

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Hygiea astronomical symbol
Hygiea astronomical symbol (alternate)

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From Latin Hygēa, Hygīa, from Ancient Greek Ὑγιεία (Hugieía), Ὑγεία (Hugeía).

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Hygiea

  1. (Greek mythology) Ancient Greek goddess of health, cleanliness, and sanitation. Her Roman name is Hygēa/Hygīa or Salus.
  2. (astronomy) Short for 10 Hygiea, a main belt asteroid.

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