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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


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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This season our local promoters seem to have hit upon big bands, maybe a good thing to blow the winter cobwebs away.
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With talks still going nowhere, Fedeli says the turning point was when ABPC's board of directors hit upon a "revolutionary" idea.
The two fight in a car park, then hit upon the idea of a fight club, a place where men can go to challenge each other and experience physical pain.
From earnest and hohum, this festival suddenly hit upon the magic formula: intensity and contrast.