“Medical physics refers to two major areas : the applications of physics to the function of the human body in health and disease and the applications of physics in the practice of medicine”
(Source: Medical physics. John R. Cameron and James G. Skofronick. R 895 C34 1978)
Medical physics is “the application of physics to medicine, encompassing techniques such as radiotherapy”.
(Source : The New Penguin dictionary of Science. Q123 .N48 2004)
“Medical physics is the application of experimental and theoretical physics techniques to medical diagnosis and treatment.” It involves “the use of ionising radiations in both diagnostic and therapeutic applications”.