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APXS is an acronym for Alpha Particle X-Ray Spectrometer, a device that analyses the elements of a sample from the Alpha particles and X-Rays emitted.

Reference: http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/spacecraft_instru_apxs.html