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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
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Highest prevalence of cardiac abnormalities recorded was sinus arrhythmia indicated by heart rate within normal limit but variable R-R interval, atrial fibrillation denotes by absence of P wave preceding QRS complex and sometimes irregular movements of baseline, right atrial enlargement characterizes by P pulmonale (>0.4 mV), left atrial enlargement characterizes by P mitrale (>0.04 sec), left ventricular enlargement indicated by tall R wave, broad QRS and ST coving, ventricular premature complex denotes by QRS complex not associated with P wave or T wave, atrial premature complex characterizes by P wave superimposed on preceding T wave and sinus tachycardia characterizes by heart rate more than 160 in large breeds and 180 in small breeds, regular R-R interval.
WPW is best known for its association with supraventricular tachycardias which are usually initiated by an atrial premature complex, but can be initiated by ventricular premature complexes.The ensuing atrioventricular reciprocating tachycardia has a reentrant circuit usually characterized by so-called orthdromic conduction down the atrioventricular node, His bundle, and bundle branches, i.e., the normal conduction pathways, with conduction back to the atria via the accessory pathway, and the QRS complex is usually narrow unless the patient has a coexisting bundle branch block.
In addition, the rhythm disturbances as atrial premature complex and atrial fibrillation may be developed secondary to atrial mechanic, autonomic dysfunction and deformation.

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