Synonyms

1. cyclooxygenase

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

Synonyms

  • Cox-1
  • cyclooxygenase-2
  • enzyme
  • Cox-2
  • Cox

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2. cyclooxygenase-1

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

Synonyms

  • Cox-1
  • Cox

3. cyclooxygenase-2

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

Synonyms

  • Cox-2
  • Cox

Sentences with cyclooxygenase


1. Noun, singular or mass
There are two forms of cyclooxygenase in the human body, COX-1 and COX-2.

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