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acronym

A neologism created from the first letter of the each of the words in a particular phrase.

Acronym

Vox populi A neologism created from the first letter of the each of the words in a particular phrase. See Acroeponym, Trial.
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acronym

Vox populi A neologism created from the first letter of the each of the words in a particular phrase. See Acroeponym, Trial.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ac·ro·nym

(ak'rō-nim)
A pronounceable word formed from the initial letters of each word or selected words in a phrase (e.g., AIDS).
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