- Pharmacology. aspirin, phenacetin, and caffeine: a compound formerly used in headache and cold remedies.
- Facetious. any all-purpose cure.
- armored personnel carrier.
Also A.P.C. (for defs 1, 2).
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February 8, 2013
- 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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- acetylsalicylic acid, phenacetin, and caffeine (combined as an antipyretic and analgesic)
- antigen-presenting cell
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