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board of health

noun
1.
a government department concerned with public health.
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Examples for board of health
  • She'd already had the local board of health to her home to test her tap water and check for natural gas leaks.
  • The board of health of a city or general health district shall abate and remove all nuisances within its jurisdiction.

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