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Bowl of Hygieia

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Bowl of Hygieia

Bowl of Hygieia is one of the symbols of pharmacy

Hygieia was the Greek goddess of hygiene, and the daughter of Aesculapius. Aesculapius' symbol is his rod, with a snake twined around it; correspondingly, Hygieia's symbol is a cup or chalice with a snake twined around its stem and poised above it.


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Asymmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

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