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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Abbreviation for National Institutes of Health (U.S. Public Health Service).
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National Institutes of Health
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NIHA 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.
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Abbreviation for U.S. National Institutes of Health (an agency or operating division of the U.S. Public Health Service).
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NIHAbbrev for the National Institutes for Health. This is an American government-sponsored body, the principal interest of which to the general public is the excellent web site (www.hih.gov/) providing reliable medical information.
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