from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. Officers' Training Corps
- abbr. over-the-counter
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- ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency
- Officers Training Corps, a part of the British Army (see Wikipedia article).
- Overseas Telecommunications Commission, a defunct department of the Australian government (see Wikipedia article).
- off the charts
- on the cheek
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- adj. (of securities) not traded on a stock exchange
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The MMA president, however, appears to have another interpretation for the term OTC as he is quoted in the article as saying: "Of course, in the case of simpler ailments, fever medications, pain killers, cough medicines, external non-steroid creams and ointments can be bought over the counter.
Corneal abrasions can be deblurred with plain OTC Muro salt drops at 5%.
The following are some of the usual active ingredients in OTC cough and cold preparations and their potential effects on children.
But some ingredients in OTC products may cause problems in children who accidently overdose on syrup or tablets.
… Brought to you by a company that specializes in OTC antidiarrheal preparations.
PRGO produces a variety of private label OTC drugs for retailers such as
In addition, during the first quarter of 2008, we had approximately $400,000 of sales to our Latin American OTC distributor, Genomma.
It is hanging on by its fingertips to stop falling into the bottomless pit known as OTC trading.
Effective last fall (fall 2009) Health Canada will require manufacturers to re-label OTC cough & cold medicines that have dosing information for children to indicate that these medicines should not be used for kids under 6.
Consumers who purchased any of the recalled OTC drugs are advised to stop using them and to contact McNeil Consumer Healthcare for instructions on a refund or replacement by logging onto the Web site or by calling 1-888-222-6036.