Definition of Hib

1. Noun. Haemophilus influenzae, serotype b: a particular type of bacterium responsible for pneumonia, meningitis, and other diseases. ¹



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Medical Definition of Hib

1. A vaccination that is given to infants to protect against infection with haemophilus influenza b, an important cause of neonatal sepsis. Typically administered at 2, 4, 6 and 15 months. Children who are aged 15 months to 5 years, who have not received the vaccine, should be given a single injection of haemophilus b conjugate vaccine. Acronym: HIB (26 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hib

Heyns
Heyns' abdominal decompression apparatus
Heyrovsky
Heyse
Heyting algebra
Heyting algebras
Heyward
Heywood Jablome
Hezbollah
Hezekiah
Hf
Hfla protease
Hg
HiFi
Hiawatha
Hib
Hibbertia
Hibbing
Hibernensis
Hibernia
Hibernian
Hibernians
Hibernicization
Hibernicize
Hibernicized
Hibernicizes
Hibernicizing
Hiberno-
Hiberno-Celtic
Hiberno-English

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