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noun. either of two related enzymes that control the production of prostaglandins and are blocked by aspirin.
Rhymes with Cox
How do you pronounce cox?
Pronounce cox as kɑks.
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noun. an enzyme that makes prostaglandins that cause inflammation and pain and fever.
noun. an enzyme that regulates prostaglandins that are important for the health of the stomach lining and kidneys.
noun. 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.
- anti-inflammatory drug
noun. ['ˈkɑːks'] the helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew.
- be well
verb. ['ˈkɑːks'] act as the coxswain, in a boat race.