APC

(redirected from Adenomatosis polyposis coli)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to Adenomatosis polyposis coli: Familial adenomatous polyposis

APC

abbr.
armored personnel carrier

APC

n
1. (Pharmacology) acetylsalicylic acid, phenacetin, and caffeine; the mixture formerly used in headache and cold tablets
2. old-fashioned slang Austral a quick wash
[for sense 2: abbreviation for armpits and crotch]

APC

1. aspirin, phenacetin, and caffeine: a compound formerly used in headache and cold remedies.
2. armored personnel carrier.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.APC - (military) an armored vehicle (usually equipped with caterpillar treads) that is used to transport infantryAPC - (military) an armored vehicle (usually equipped with caterpillar treads) that is used to transport infantry
armored vehicle, armoured vehicle - a vehicle that is protected by armor plate
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
2.APC - a drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (aspirin and phenacetin and caffeine)APC - a drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (aspirin and phenacetin and caffeine)
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Translations

APC

[ˌeɪpiːˈsiː] n abbr (=armoured personnel carrier) → VBTT m, véhicule m blindé de transport de troupes
References in periodicals archive ?
In normal hepatocytes, activation of the [beta]-catenin gene is transient, followed by rapid degradation of the [beta]-catenin protein, which is facilitated by a set of genes, including axins, glycogen S-kinase 3 (GSK3), and adenomatosis polyposis coli (APC).
Classic familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) (6) is an autosomal dominant inherited disease caused by germline mutations in the adenomatosis polyposis coli (APC) (7) tumor suppressor gene.