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Noun: PHS
  1. An agency that serves as the office of Surgeon General; includes agencies whose mission is to improve the public health
    - United States Public Health Service
Noun: pH
  1. (from potential of Hydrogen) the logarithm of the reciprocal of hydrogen-ion concentration in gram atoms per litre; provides a measure on a scale from 0 to 14 of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution (where 7 is neutral and greater than 7 is more basic and less than 7 is more acidic);
    - pH scale

Type of: agency, authority, bureau, federal agency, government agency, hydrogen ion concentration, office

Part of: Department of Health and Human Services, Health and Human Services, HHS

Encyclopedia: PHS