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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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My dad had an off-road truck that we'd always take out to Colorado and just hit the trails without any real clue where we were going.
Before daybreak of May 2, nearly 400 bikers hit the trails of Tublay town in Benguet, right in the heart of the Cordilleras, as they traversed the North Luzon highlands for this year's "Cordi 6.
Though mountain bikers are eager to hit the trails after the long, cold season, churning knobby tires on vulnerable trails is discouraged.
Weather in April is friendly, with daily highs about 80[degrees]--ideal to hit the trails (early) in the eastern district of nearby Saguaro National Park, home to Arizona's signature cactus.
Over 500 people will watch it from around two dozen hot air balloons floating above the Atherton Tablelands while hikers will hit the trails early to arrive at lookouts such as the Glacier Rock and WalshOs Pyramid.
Left, During the clinic, more than 400 veterans hit the trails on cross-country skis, snowshoes and snowmobiles.
It was time to hit the trails and I was looking forward to see your face on the ground or a tree.
Getting in shape before you hit the trails should be first on the list, especially if you have not been skiing in a while, recommends Robert Dimeff, professor of orthopaedic surgery, pediatrics, and community and family medicine.
McDougall, McCauley, Norwood, Parkdale, and Spruce Avenue) hit the trails at Rundle Park for the 9th annual Alex Decoteau Run on June 3.
Paddle away in a new canoe, enjoy a free weekend at an Adirondack lodge, hit the links with a free golf outing, snap photos on your new digital camera, or hit the trails with a new backpack.
Hit the trails for free at this winter celebration that includes cross-country and night skiing, sleigh rides--and even ski lessons.
After class, everyone warmed up and hit the trails.