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ὑγίειᾰ [ῠ], ἡ, and sts. in Com. ὑγιείᾱ, Ar.Av.604 (anap.), 731 (lyr ..in compd. πλουθυγιείᾱν), Men.Mon.522 (also Isyll.60); Ion.acc. ὑγιείην Hdt.2.77, Heraclit.111; gen. ὑγιίης ((^ ^ ^ _) Herod.4.94, dub. in 4.20; and the metre requires a similar form in A.Ag.1001 (lyr.): from about ii B. C. written ὑγεῖα (pronounced ὑγῑα, contr. from ὑγῐῑᾰ), IG22.4457 (ii B. C.), 12(5).168 (Paros), 22.3181 (i A. D.), 3187 (ii A. D.); Ὑγία ib.4479 (i A. D.), 4536, PTeb.413.3 (ii/iii A. D.), etc.; Ion. ὑγείη Procl.H.1.22,42, IG14.1935 (as pr. n., Rome): (ὑγιής):—
health, soundness of body, Simon.70, Pi.P.3.73, Hdt.2.77, Pl.R.332d, etc.; ὑ. καὶ νοῦς ἀγαθὰ τῷ βίῳ δύο Men.Mon.519, cf. Philem.163: pl. ὑγίειαι, healthy states or conditions, Pl.Prt.354b, R.618b, Ti.87d, Arist.HA601a25.

2. of the mind, ὑ. φρενῶν soundness of mind, A.Eu.535 (lyr.); ἡ περὶ τὸ σῶμα καὶ τὴν ψυχὴν ὑγίεια Isoc.12.7.

II. a kind of cake used at sacrifices, Herod.4.94, Ath.3.115a, Hsch., Phot., AB313.

III. a medicine, Alex.Trall.5.4: generally, a cure, ὕπνος δὲ πάσης ἐστὶν ὑ. νόσου Men.Mon.522.

IV. Pythag. name for six, Anatol. ap. Theol.Ar.37.

B. Ὑγίεια, ἡ, personified, Hygeia, the goddess of health, Hp. Jusj., Ariphron 1, 7, Paus.1.23.4, etc.: the last cup was drunk to her, μετανιπτρίδα τῆς Ὑγιείας πίνειν Antiph.149 (hex.), cf. Call.Com. 6 (hex.): ἄγαλμα τῆς Ὑ. Ἀθηνᾶς Plu.Per.13.