NIH


NIH
noun
an agency in the Department of Health and Human Services whose mission is to employ science in the pursuit of knowledge to improve human health; is the principal biomedical research agency of the federal government
Hypernyms: ↑agency, ↑federal agency, ↑government agency, ↑bureau, ↑office, ↑authority

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National Institutes of Health.

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NIH (US)
abbrev
National Institutes of Health

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NIH (no periods),
National Institutes of Health (of the United States).

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abbr. National Institutes of Health

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abbr
National Institutes of Health
◇ In the U.S., the National Institutes of Health is a branch of government that pays doctors and scientists to do medical research.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.