a plan for comprehensive health services, prepaid by an individual or by a company for its employees, that provides treatment, preventive care, and hospitalization to each participating member in a central health center.
health maintenance organization n.
noun 1. an official who administers laws pertaining to health, especially sanitation.
- Health physics
noun 1. (functioning as sing) 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
noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. a person trained to work in any field of physical or mental health.
[helth] /hɛlθ/ noun 1. the general condition of the body or mind with reference to soundness and vigor: good health; poor health. 2. soundness of body or mind; freedom from disease or ailment: to have one’s health; to lose one’s health. 3. a polite or complimentary wish for a person’s health, happiness, etc., especially as […]