Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


National Institutes of Health.
abbreviation (in the US)
National Institutes of Health

NIH abbr.
National Institutes of Health
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.

The United States National Institutes of Health.
National Institutes of Health


Read Also:

  • Nihb

    National Indian Health Board

  • Nihcl

    A class library for C++ from the US National Institutes of Health (NIH).

  • Nihe

    abbreviation (in Ireland) 1. National Institute for Higher Education

  • Nihecs

    National Institutes of Health Electronic Computer Store

Disclaimer: NIH definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.