HyperDic: phs

English > 1 sense of the word PHS:
NOUNgroupPHS, United States Public Health Servicean agency that serves as the office of Surgeon General
English > PHS: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAn agency that serves as the office of Surgeon General; includes agencies whose mission is to improve the public / public health.
SynonymUnited States Public Health Service
Part ofDepartment of Health and Human Services, Health and Human Services, HHSThe United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare
Broaderagency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, office, authorityAn administrative unit of government

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