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Noun: National Institutes of Health
  1. 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
    - NIH

Type of: agency, authority, bureau, federal agency, government agency, office

Part of: Department of Health and Human Services, Health and Human Services, HHS

Encyclopedia: National Institutes of Health