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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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However, Neath hit back on the restart with a Thomas penalty and took the lead on the back of an unconverted try from Kiwi scrum-half Kevin Farrell.
Things did not begin promisingly for the fourth seed when she was broken in her first service game but she hit back immediately and, from a position of 2-0 down, dominated the first set, winning six games in a row.
It was end-to-end stuff, Thornley taking a two-goal interval lead, only for Seaham to hit back to level.
Llanelli hit back with a try from hooker Ken Owens before Aberavon made it a pulsating last 10 minutes with a try from No 8 Robbie Morgan.
Montpellier led at the break through a penalty try and a five-pointer from full-back David Bortolussi, but the Warriors hit back in a bad-tempered second spell.
Westend were not finished, however, and they hit back and grabbed the lead again on 60 minutes.
Knighton Town hit back from a one-goal deficit to overcome Bettws 4-1.
But a second-half collapse saw Neath hit back with 20 unanswered points to win.
The visitors won 4-3 on the oche, but Oak hit back at dominoes to win six of the nine games and along with it the match.
Danny Chatwood and James Ashcroft gave them a 2-0 half-time lead but Erdington & Saltley hit back from the penalty spot before Kyle Perry bagged Cannock's match-winning third goal.
Ponty, 19-3 up at half-time, did not have things all their own way as Ebbw Vale hit back with two tries from scrum-half Easterby.
The fiery Italian was tipped over the edge by Keano's latest tirade and hit back at the Corkman's managerial skills.