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hit

 
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

HIT

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.

hit

Substance abuse A small dose of any illicit psychotropic drug

HIT

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-
http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/10-ways-to-move-beyond-a-weight-loss-plateau

i tried 2 of those tips and they work.

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They don't have to hit the books because they're still buying books.
The nine-member Simi Valley team hit the books for months and logged 14-hour study days before the 19th national competition involving 38 schools.
They race home after practice, not to hit the books but to continue their Nintendo wars.
But it took a while for Toledo and his staff to impress upon him that he had to hit the books as hard as he did the seams.
He made us hit the books as hard as the punching bag.
They're starting to hit the books again now, and we're having our first meeting next week,'' Hibbits said.
I would get a chance to really hit the books and get some of the burden out the way before I start playing,'' he said.