Hygeia [hī jē′ə]
L Hygea < Gr Hygeia, Hygieia < hygiēs: see HYGIENE
Gr. Myth. the goddess of health

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Hy·ge·ia (hī-jēʹə) n. Greek Mythology
A daughter of Asclepius and goddess of health.

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