Definition of health physics in English:

health physics

Syllabification: health phys·ics

noun

[treated as singular]
  • The branch of radiology that deals with the health of people working with radioactive materials.
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    • Doug Rokke has a PhD in health physics and was originally trained as a forensic scientist.
    • Morgan immediately began to develop devices and techniques for detecting and measuring different types of radiation, quickly becoming director of health physics at Oak Ridge.

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