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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.
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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.
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National Institutes of Health

NIH, see there.
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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.
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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.
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