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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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The use of golf-ball sized wiffle balls will enable the hitter to get the most out of this drill, while the concave foam "sweet spot" will provide the instant feedback on whether the ball was hit with the right part of the bat.
A handful of returnees are led by Dean at outside hitter.
Martin is a successful speaker, consultant, and the creator of the Heavy Hitter Selling training program.
If you throw a curve ball for a strike to a hitter, especially early in the count, the last thing he will expect is to see it again on the next pitch.
Hitters need balance at the plate during and after the stride.
Plummer said Drew will be in the lineup every day - either at shortstop or designated hitter - no matter who's pitching.
The same holds true for a pitcher when he or she is suddenly confronted with a left-handed hitter.
I would like to thank the LADWP and the Los Angeles Dodgers for bringing the Power Hitter Clinic and Competition to our community here in Baldwin Hills," said Los Angeles City Councilmember Mark Ridley-Thomas.
A team has a great offensive situation when it can use each of these hitters successfully at any time and in any situation.
In the final contest of this year's DWP Power Hitter competitions, youngsters ages 6-14 had three chances to hit a baseball from a tee set up at home plate.
It's something that can keep me in the game,'' Kerbs said of his ability to pitch to left-handed hitters.
Youngsters watching major league ballgames on TV and never seeing a power hitter try to drag-bunt for a hit can't be blamed for thinking that "good hitters" are not supposed to bunt.