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National Institutes of Health

 (NIH)
a health agency of the United States Public Health Service, composed of numerous different component institutes and centers, many of which are dedicated to medical research.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services made up of several institutions and constituent divisions, including the Bureau of Health Manpower Education, the National Library of Medicine, the National Cancer Institute, and several research institutes and divisions. NIH is divided into two parts: one part is responsible for funding of biomedical research outside of NIH, and the other conducts research.

NIH

A federal agency within the US Public Health Service (PHS), and part of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), which is comprised of 27 Institutes and Centers located on a 306 acre campus in Bethesda, Maryland, each with a specific research agenda. The NIH is responsible for carrying out and supporting biomedical and behavioural research and improving the health of Americans; its campus is home to the Clinical Center, the largest hospital in the world totally dedicated to clinical research.

National Institutes of Health

NIH, see there.

Na·tion·al In·sti·tutes of Health

(NIH) (nash'ŏ-năl in'sti-tūts helth)
A nonregulatory U.S. federal agency that oversees research activities funded by the Institute.

National Institutes of Health,

n.pr an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Its mission is to promote medical and behavioral research and to improve health by applying the knowledge acquired to reduce disease and illness.

Na·tion·al In·sti·tutes of Health

(NIH) (nash'ŏ-năl in'sti-tūts helth)
A nonregulatory U.S. federal agency that oversees research activities funded by the Institute.

National Institutes of Health (NIH),

n.pr an agency within the United States Public Health Service comprising several institutes and constituent divisions, including the Bureau of Health Manpower Education, the National Library of Medicine, the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute for Dental Research, and a number of other research institutes and divisions.
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