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National Institutes of Health.
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British Dictionary definitions for NIH

NIH

abbreviation for (in the US)
National Institutes of Health
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Cultural definitions for NIH

NIH

A U.S. government agency headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, which conducts and supports a wide range of medical research. NIH comprises thirteen separate agencies, each responsible for a different aspect of health, such as allergy and immunology, heart and lung, and so on. NIH also plays a role in training research scientists and providing and distributing biological and medical information.

notes for NIH

A good portion of the funding for basic biomedical research is funneled through this agency.
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