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cyclooxygenase-1 meaning and definition

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Definition of cyclooxygenase-1 (noun)

  1. an enzyme that regulates prostaglandins that are important for the health of the stomach lining and kidneys
    • "an unfortunate side effect of NSAIDs is that they block Cox-1"
    • synonyms: Cox-1
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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