Synonyms and Antonyms for Cox-2_inhibitor

1. Cox-2 inhibitor (n.)

an anti-inflammatory drug that fights pain and blocks Cox-2 activity without impeding the activity of Cox-1; increases the risk of heart attacks

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2. cox (v.)

act as the coxswain, in a boat race

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3. cox (n.)

the helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew

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4. Cox (n.)

either of two related enzymes that control the production of prostaglandins and are blocked by aspirin

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5. Cox-2 (n.)

an enzyme that makes prostaglandins that cause inflammation and pain and fever

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6. Cox-1 (n.)

an enzyme that regulates prostaglandins that are important for the health of the stomach lining and kidneys

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