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acme

 [ak´me]
the critical stage or crisis of a disease.

ac·me

(ak'mē),
The period of greatest intensity of any symptom, sign, or process.
[G. akmē, the highest point]

acme

/ac·me/ (ak´me) the critical stage or crisis of a disease.

acme

[ak′mē]
Etymology: Gk, akme, point
the peak or highest point, such as the peak of intensity of a uterine contraction during labor or the peak of perfection.

ACME

Abbreviation for:
Advisory Committee on Medical Establishment (Scotland) (Medspeak-UK)
Alliance for Continuing Medical Education (Medspeak-UK)
Angioplasty Compared to Medicine

ACME

Cardiology A clinical trial–Angioplasty Compared to Medicine that compared outcomes of angioplasty vs. medical therapy on M&M in Pts with single-vessel coronary artery disease. See Angina, Angioplasty, Coronary artery disease, Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty.

ac·me

(ak'mē)
The period of greatest intensity of any symptom, sign, or process.

acme

  1. the culmination of evolutionary development in a group of organisms.
  2. the point of full maturity in the life cycle of an organism.
  3. the crisis point of a disease.

ac·me

(ak'mē)
Period of greatest intensity of any symptom, sign, or process.

acme

the critical stage or crisis of a disease.