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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

Q. What are the reasons for my weight which hit a plateau? My weight loss remains at a stable level of achievement (plateau). What are the reasons for my weight which hit a plateau?

A. weight plateau can be a hard stage to pass...it's very hard to come to the fact that even when you try hard it doesn't do anything. so here are some tips of how to move on and go through that stage-

i tried 2 of those tips and they work.

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North Wales Crusaders hit back after the humiliation against the London Skolars with a gutsy performance against Toulouse Olympique, sealing a 28-10 win.
Josh Trimble hit back to level the scores on the half hour mark to send the sides in all square at the break.
Shilbottle hit back to share the points with goals from Andy Metcalfe and Shaun Black in the final half-hour.
FRENCH carmaker Peugeot has hit back at a pounds 1m trade union campaign to try to persuade motorists to boycott its vehicles in protest at the closure of its UK factory.
Cambridge hit back to reduce the deficit in the first-half through David Bridges, but while both sides created plenty of chances there were no goals added in the second period.
CRICKET: England's youngsters hit back against Sri Lanka A at the end of the first day in the four-day match at Colombo.
ADDERS hit back to end a run of five successive Western Division defeats after they had trailed 2-0 after 52 minutes
Trailing to Louis Almond's early goal, Chester hit back to level via Craig Lindfield on 40 minutes before Craig Mahon grabbed the winner a minute into the second half.
Morgan Williams had put Llandrillo ahead with a penalty, before Cymoedd hit back with a try from a driving line out.
Geri hit back at Fergie labelling him a "grumpy old man" and said: "David was really into Victoria and it was really sweet.
Controversial singer Robin Thicke has hit back at claims that his summer smash Blurred Lines is offensive to women.