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Pharmacology. aspirin, phenacetin, and caffeine: a compound formerly used in headache and cold remedies.
Facetious. any all-purpose cure.
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British Dictionary definitions for APC
acetylsalicylic acid, phenacetin, and caffeine; the mixture formerly used in headache and cold tablets
Australian old-fashioned, slang a quick wash
Word Origin for APC
for sense 2: abbreviation for armpits and crotch
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Medical definitions for APC
acetylsalicylic acid, phenacetin, and caffeine (combined as an antipyretic and analgesic)
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