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1. in library science, a retrieved document relevant to a search question that has been posed.
2. slang term for a single dose of a drug, used in reference to drug abuse.

heparin-induced thrombocytopenia with thrombosis (HIT)

arterial and venous clots that may develop after five days of unfractionated heparin therapy; caused by the production of anti-heparin-platelet factor 4 antibodies.
(1) Hit
Drug slang noun A small dose of any illicit psychotropic drug
Genetics noun See Lethal hit
Informatics noun A ‘visit’ to a particular website, the frequency of which reflects the popularity of a particular service or website; a single request from a web browser for a single item from a web server
Vox populi verb To strike a person
(2) HIT
Abbreviation for
Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
Hirudin in Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia
Hirudin for the Improvement of Thrombolysis
High-density-lipoprotein cholesterol Intervention Trial of the Department of Veterans Affairs


Cardiovascular disease Either of 2 clinical trials:
1. HDL-cholesterol Intervention Trial–which evaluated the effect of gemfibrozil therapy on M&M in Pts with CAD; those with ↓ HDL-C often had ↑ TGs; conclusion Gemfibrozil ↓ mortality by 22%.
2. Hirudin for Improvement of Thrombolysis Medtalk Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia.


Substance abuse A small dose of any illicit psychotropic drug


Abbreviation for Holtzman Inkblot Test.

Patient discussion about hit

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i tried 2 of those tips and they work.

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Primarily, HITS acts as a central repository for detailed violent crime information collected from police and sheriffs departments in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.
Paladin claimed Perry used 22 techniques he had learned from Hit Man.
Weaver gave up the most hits he has allowed in any start, with the previous high of seven coming in his last outing on Saturday against the Boston Red Sox.
Most middle balls are hit with 100% velocity toward the corners at 45-degrees, but can be varied both in distance and velocity.
Sophomore pitcher Anjelica Selden scattered four hits in seven innings, striking out six and walking just one.
A wide basic stance will enable the hitter to take a shorter stride and still hit with the feet spread properly.
The lone hit off Tomko came in the fourth on an infield grounder by Preston Wilson, although it was originally ruled an error on third baseman Bill Mueller.
Right Fielder runs down a groundball hit toward the right-field line, and throws to the cutoff man (2nd baseman), who relays the ball to the SS covering 2nd.
The HIT Roadmap Development Program will provide a picture of each organization's business model, resources and goals, and outline specific operational and clinical areas that can be improved through the strategic application of HIT solutions.
The Diamondbacks got three hits in the first two innings, and tied the score 1-1 on Orlando Hudson's second-inning groundout, but Arizona got only one hit after that.
What won't I see this time because I hit is so hard the last time?