[L. -acus, Gr. -akos, adj. suffix]
1. A variant of the suffix -ic, used with Greek nouns whose stems end in -i, e,g., cardiac, from cardi- and maniac, from mani-.
2. In pharmacology, a suffix designating an anti-inflammatory drug derived from acetic acid.
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-ac. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763340/all/_ac. Accessed November 28, 2020.
-ac. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (23rd edition). F.A. Davis Company. Retrieved November 28, 2020, from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763340/all/_ac
-ac [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2020 November 28]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763340/all/_ac.
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