HyperDic: united_states_public_health_service

English > 1 sense of the expression United States Public Health Service:
NOUNgroupUnited States Public Health Service, PHSan agency that serves as the office of Surgeon General
English > United States Public Health Service: 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.
SynonymPHS
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
CatalanPHS

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