APC


Pharmacology. aspirin, phenacetin, and caffeine: a compound formerly used in headache and cold remedies.
Facetious. any all-purpose cure.
Also A.P.C. (for defs 1, 2).
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APC


noun

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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Medicine definitions for apc

APC


abbr.

acetylsalicylic acid, phenacetin, and caffeine (combined as an antipyretic and analgesic)
antigen-presenting cell
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