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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Regimen  \Reg"i*men\  (r?j"?*m?n),  n.  [L.  regimen,  -inis,  fr 
  regere  to  guide,  to  rule  See  {Right},  and  cf  {Regal}, 
  {R['e]gime},  {Regiment}.] 
  1.  Orderly  government;  system  of  order  adminisration. 
  --Hallam. 
 
  2.  Any  regulation  or  remedy  which  is  intended  to  produce 
  beneficial  effects  by  gradual  operation;  esp.  (Med.),  a 
  systematic  course  of  diet,  etc.,  pursed  with  a  view  to 
  improving  or  preserving  the  health,  or  for  the  purpose  of 
  attaining  some  particular  effect,  as  a  reduction  of  flesh; 
  --  sometimes  used  synonymously  with  {hygiene}. 
 
  3.  (Gram.) 
  a  A  syntactical  relation  between  words  as  when  one 
  depends  on  another  and  is  regulated  by  it  in  respect 
  to  case  or  mood;  government. 
  b  The  word  or  words  governed. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hygiene  \Hy"gi*ene\,  n.  [F.  hygi[`e]ne.  See  {Hygeia}.] 
  That  department  of  sanitary  science  which  treats  of  the 
  preservation  of  health,  esp.  of  households  and  communities;  a 
  system  of  principles  or  rules  designated  for  the  promotion  of 
  health. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hygiene 
  n  1:  a  condition  promoting  sanitary  practices;  "personal  hygiene" 
  2:  the  science  concerned  with  the  prevention  of  illness  and 
  maintenance  of  health  [syn:  {hygienics}] 




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