Synonyms and Antonyms for cyclooxygenase

1. cyclooxygenase (n.)

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

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2. cyclooxygenase-1 (n.)

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


3. cyclooxygenase-2 (n.)

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