electromagnetic field

noun

Medical Definition of electromagnetic field

: a field (as around a working computer or a transmitting high-voltage power line) that is made up of associated electric and magnetic components, that results from the motion of an electric charge, and that possesses a definite amount of electromagnetic energy the purported effects of electromagnetic fields on human health

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“Electromagnetic field.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/electromagnetic%20field. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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