a vaccine against meningitis, pneumonia, and other illnesses caused by the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae type b: usually administered during infancy.
A vaccine administered to immunize young children against the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae type b, which causes meningitis, pneumonia, and other infections.
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/ˈheɪˈhəʊ/ interjection 1. an exclamation of weariness, disappointment, surprise, or happiness
- Heyer-pudenz valve
Heyer-Pudenz valve Hey·er-Pu·denz valve (hā’ər-pyōō’děnz’) n. A valve used in the shunting procedure to relieve hydrocephaly, in which a ventricular catheter leads the cerebrospinal fluid into a pump through which the fluid passes down a distal catheter into the right atrium of the heart.
[hik-uhp, -uh p] /ˈhɪk ʌp, -əp/ noun 1. a quick, involuntary inhalation that follows a spasm of the diaphragm and is suddenly checked by closure of the glottis, producing a short, relatively sharp sound. 2. Usually, hiccups. the condition of having such spasms: She got the hiccups just as she began to speak. 3. Informal. […]