NIH

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NIH
 
abbreviation for
National Institutes of Health

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NIH abbr.
National Institutes of Health

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NIH (National Institutes of Health)

A U.S. government agency headquarted 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.

Note: A good portion of the funding for basic biomedical research is funneled through this agency.
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The United States National Institutes of Health.

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NIH
National Institutes of Health
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