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APC

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

noun
  1. acetylsalicylic acid, phenacetin, and caffeine; the mixture formerly used in headache and cold tablets
  2. Australian old-fashioned, slang a quick wash
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Word Origin

for sense 2: abbreviation for armpits and crotch
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APC

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