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 DeCS Categories

E02 Therapeutics .
E02.547 Hygiene .
E02.547.300 Hand Hygiene .
E02.547.600 Oral Hygiene .
E06 Dentistry .
E06.761 Preventive Dentistry .
E06.761.726 Oral Hygiene .
K01 Humanities .
K01.752 Philosophy .
K01.752.667 Philosophy, Medical .
K01.752.667.875 Hygiene Hypothesis .
N06 Environment and Public Health .
N06.850 Public Health .
N06.850.670 Hygiene .
N06.850.670.150 Hand Hygiene .
SP4 Environmental Health .
SP4.001 Health .
SP4.001.017 Social Change .
SP4.001.017.193 Hygiene .
SP4.001.027 Sanitation .
SP4.001.027.288 Housing Sanitation .
VS4 Environmental Health Surveillance .
VS4.001 Environmental Health .
VS4.001.003 Sanitation .
VS4.001.003.012 Housing Sanitation .
 Synonyms & Historicals
Hand Hygiene .
Hygiene, Hand .
Practices involved in preventing the transmission of diseases by hand. .
Hygiene .
Personal Hygiene .
The science dealing with the establishment and maintenance of health in the individual and the group. It includes the conditions and practices conducive to health. (Webster, 3d ed) .
Housing Sanitation .
Housing Hygiene .
Hygiene Hypothesis .
Hygiene Hypotheses .
Hypotheses, Hygiene .
Hypothesis, Hygiene .
The theory that infectious agents, symbiotic microorganisms, and parasites are normal stimulants for the maturation of the immune system toward a balanced immune response. The theory predicts that lack of such stimulation leads to allergies and AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES. .
Oral Hygiene .
Hygiene, Dental .
Hygiene, Oral .
Dental Hygiene .
The practice of personal hygiene of the mouth. It includes the maintenance of oral cleanliness, tissue tone, and general preservation of oral health. .