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Hib

/ (hɪb) /
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n acronym for
Haemophilus influenzae type b: a vaccine against a type of bacterial meningitis, administered to children
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How to use Hib in a sentence

  • Tall hats and canes as art-i-cles of child-ren's attire are ex-treme-ly un-be-com-ing, and are there-for strict-ly pro-hib-it-ed.

    Behind the Line|Ralph Henry Barbour
  • We had a temperance meetin' one day, and this Hib, as they called him, wer opposed to it.

    Buffalo Land|W. E. Webb
  • "I did not mean to reproach you, old Hib," he said kindly, coming up to him.

  • 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

Medical definitions for Hib

Hib

abbr.
Haemophilus influenzae type b
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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