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Hib

n acronym for
  1. Haemophilus influenzae type b: a vaccine against a type of bacterial meningitis, administered to children
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Examples from the Web for hib

Historical Examples

  • We had a temperance meetin' one day, and this Hib, as they called him, wer opposed to it.

    Buffalo Land

    W. E. Webb

  • She has a beau ad you will likely have sobe trouble with hib, but you will get the gal at last.

    The Witches of New York

    Q. K. Philander Doesticks


hib in Medicine

Hib

abbr.
  1. Haemophilus influenzae type b
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