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Hygieia

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A statue of Hygieia

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ὑγίεια (Hugíeia) from ὑγίεια (hugíeia, health).

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Hygieia

  1. (Greek deities) The personification/goddess of health, cleanliness, and sanitation, a daughter of Asclepius and Epione.
  2. (astronomy) 10 Hygiea, a main belt asteroid that is the fourth-largest known.

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