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NIH

abbr.
National Institutes of Health
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NIH

(in the US) abbreviation for
National Institutes of Health
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NIH

National Institutes of Health.
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Noun1.NIH - an agency in the Department of Health and Human Services whose mission is to employ science in the pursuit of knowledge to improve human healthNIH - 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
Department of Health and Human Services, Health and Human Services, HHS - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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