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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. National Institutes of Health

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  • National Institutes of Health
  • not invented here

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an agency in the Department of Health and Human Services whose mission is to employ science in the pursuit of knowledge to improve human health; is the principal biomedical research agency of the federal government


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