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acme

 [ak´me]
the critical stage or crisis of a disease.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ac·me

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

Abbreviation for:
Advisory Committee on Medical Establishment (Scotland) (Medspeak-UK)
Alliance for Continuing Medical Education (Medspeak-UK)
Angioplasty Compared to Medicine
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ac·me

(ak'mē)
The period of greatest intensity of any symptom, sign, or process.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

ac·me

(ak'mē)
Period of greatest intensity of any symptom, sign, or process.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012