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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.
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During October and November, Baby Clay will log nearly 7,000 miles visiting all 67 Acme offices and plants in Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana, as the company celebrates its 116th year in business.
The newly remodeled Acme has virtually everything desired by today's consumers and promises a whole new level of customer service and a whole new look in supermarket retailing.
Acme Packet took the lead in defining the role of session border controllers in the IMS functional architecture," said Seamus Hourihan, Acme Packet vice president of marketing and product management.
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Acme Packet Net-Net SBCs enable a comprehensive combination of functionality and benefits for O1, including:
With the addition of Mellon's supermarket banks, Acme customers will have a variety of services that are unmatched in the Delaware Valley," said Jim Horn, executive vice president and general manager, Acme Markets, Inc.
We look for products, like Acme Packet Net-Net SBCs, that give us a critical advantage as we expand our services, both in terms of offerings as well as geography.
For 1994's first nine months, Acme Metals' net income, which included the previously announced $7.
Acme Packet[R] (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session border control solutions, today announced that Arcor, the second largest German wireline operator, has deployed Acme Packet's Net-Net[R] session border controllers (SBCs) as part of its strategic agreement to adopt Italtel's Next Generation Networks (NGN) architecture.