Definition of health physics in English:

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health physics

plural noun

[treated as singular]
The branch of radiology that deals with the health of people working with radioactive materials.
Example sentences
  • 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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