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sex hygiene

noun
1.
a branch of hygiene concerned with sex and sexual behavior as they relate to individual and community well-being.
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  • Carefully and tactfully, the father approaches the fundamental truths of sex hygiene.

  • A fourth was the first man to lift his voice for sex hygiene west of the Mississippi river.

    A Book of Burlesques H. L. Mencken
  • Now the Benjamins had handled the subject of sex hygiene in their school as a vitally important subject.

    The Cricket Marjorie Cooke
  • Physiology and sex hygiene are taught by the resident physician.

  • Happily the progress of sex hygiene among adults is yearly increasing the number of fathers and mothers who are awake and active.

  • The educational proposals are all constructive: the teaching of sex hygiene is guardedly recommended for consideration.

    A Preface to Politics Walter Lippmann
  • Employ all the aids dictated by an intelligent perusal of the laws of sex hygiene.

  • Here was a deënergization dependent solely upon the sedentary life of the housewife and upon ignorance of sex hygiene.

    The Nervous Housewife Abraham Myerson
  • Incidental features of sex hygiene will arise naturally from physical education and can be adequately treated there.

  • sex hygiene is, of course, one of the considerations in eugenic improvement.

    How to Live Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk
sex hygiene in Medicine

sex hygiene n.
The branch of hygiene that is concerned with healthy sexual practices.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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