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English noun: NIH

1. NIH (group) 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


SynonymsNational Institutes of Health


Broader (hypernym)agency, authority, bureau, federal agency, government agency, office


Part holonymNational Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine, United States National Library of Medicine


Part meronymDepartment of Health and Human Services, Health and Human Services, HHS









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