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cyclooxygenase-2 meaning and definition

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Definition of cyclooxygenase-2 (noun)

  1. an enzyme that makes prostaglandins that cause inflammation and pain and fever
    • "the beneficial effects of NSAIDs result from their ability to block Cox-2"
    • synonyms: Cox-2
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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