Definition of a.c.
a.c.: Abbreviation on a prescription meaning before meals; from the Latin "ante cibum", before meals. This is one of a number of abbreviations of Latin terms that have traditionally been used in writing prescriptions.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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