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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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References in classic literature ?
But Diomed all undismayed made answer, "You have missed, not hit, and before you two see the end of this matter one or other of you shall glut tough-shielded Mars with his blood.
So, also, did huge Hades, when this same man, the son of aegis-bearing Jove, hit him with an arrow even at the gates of hell, and hurt him badly.
As he spoke he hurled his spear and hit one of those who were in the front rank, the comrade of Aeneas, Deicoon son of Pergasus, whom the Trojans held in no less honour than the sons of Priam, for he was ever quick to place himself among the foremost.
Menelaus struck him on the collar-bone as he was standing on his chariot, while Antilochus hit his charioteer and squire Mydon, the son of Atymnius, who was turning his horses in flight.
I hope, Father Jove, that you will not be angry if I hit Mars hard, and chase him out of the battle.
At night they crouched over a small fire, wrapped in their robes, drinking flour broth and thawing bacon on the ends of sticks; and in the morning darkness, without a word, they arose, slipped on their packs, adjusted head-straps, and hit the trail.
He'll hit all the fight out of you in another five minutes, and then I shall go and drown myself in the island ditch.
Brooke can't find it in his heart to stop them just yet, so the round goes on, the Slogger waiting for Tom, and reserving all his strength to hit him out should he come in for the wrestling dodge again, for he feels that that must be stopped, or his sponge will soon go up in the air.
He now fights cautiously, getting away from and parrying the Slogger's lunging hits, instead of trying to counter, and leading his enemy a dance all round the ring after him.
Tom goes in in a twinkling, and hits two heavy body blows, and gets away again before the Slogger can catch his wind, which when he does he rushes with blind fury at Tom, and being skilfully parried and avoided, overreaches himself and falls on his face, amidst terrific cheers from the School-house boys.
Darling Claire, do come, or I know I shall weaken and yield to Algie's outrageous demands, for, though I would like to hit him with a brick, I love him dearly.
I remembered Creps' tip to just get the ball back in the fairway and not try to hit a miracle shot, so that's what I did.