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health physics

n
(General Physics) (functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with the health and safety of people in medical, scientific, and industrial work, esp with protection from the biological effects of ionizing radiation
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West Physics is a global provider of medical and health physics testing and radiation safety consulting services.
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