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hygiene
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
practices promoting the prevention of illness and maintenance of health — such as cleanliness or promoting sanitary conditions
  • But now that you've had your lesson— Do you think you'd be competent to teach Practical Hygiene in Edtooth University?
    Chapter 12 (99% in)
  • Though bacteriology was all of Martin's life now, it was the theory of the University that he was also studying pathology, hygiene, surgical anatomy, and enough other subjects to swamp a genius.
    Chapter 5 (1% in)
  • The Aseptic School, on the other hand, maintains that what the patient wants is that appearance of scrupulous hygiene which can be produced only by furnishing the outer waiting-room as well as the inner offices in white-painted chairs and tables, with merely a Japanese print against a gray wall.
    Chapter 8 (42% in)
  • He meditated that if science and public hygiene did remove tuberculosis and the other major plagues, the world was grimly certain to become so overcrowded, to become such a universal slavepacked shambles, that all beauty and ease and wisdom would disappear in a famine-driven scamper for existence.
    Chapter 12 (25% in)
  • As a hygienist, I war on alcohol.
    Chapter 17 (78% in)
  • He discovered that most of the cases had appeared after the visits of an itinerant seamstress, a spinster virtuous and almost painfully hygienic.
    Chapter 18 (18% in)
  • The well-known Dr. Tom Bissex is football coach, health director, and professor of hygiene, chemistry, physics, French, and German.
    Chapter 19 (8% in)
  • He liked his windows open at night and he disliked men who spat tobacco juice on sidewalks, but he was jarred by hearing these certainly esthetic and possibly hygienic reforms proposed with holy frenzy and bogus statistics.
    Chapter 21 (22% in)
  • When Martin sought to show that they certainly knew very little about the superiority of fresh air to warmth in schools, about the hygienic dangers of dirty streets about the real danger of alcohol, about the value of face-masks in influenza epidemics, about most of the things they tub-thumped in their campaigns, Pickerbaugh merely became angry, and Martin wanted to resign, and saw Irving Watters again, and returned to Pickerbaugh with new zeal, and was in general as agitated and...
    Chapter 21 (35% in)
  • The Pickerbaugh Healthette Octette held song recitals, and daily there were lectures, most of them by Pickerbaugh or by his friend Dr. Bissex, football coach and professor of hygiene and most other subjects in Mugford College.
    Chapter 23 (13% in)
  • If I could trust you, Martin, to use the phage with only half your patients and keep the others as controls, under normal hygienic conditions but without the phage, then you could make an absolute determination of its value as complete as what we have of mosquito transmission of yellow fever, and then I would send you down to St. Hubert.
    Chapter 32 (11% in)

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