cyclooxygenase-2

[n] - an enzyme that makes prostaglandins that cause inflammation and pain and fever
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Cyclooxygenase-2

Cyclooxygenase-2: See: Cox-2.
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cyclooxygenase-2

Cox-2 noun 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`
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cyclooxygenase-2

(from the article `drug`) Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) inhibit an enzyme (cyclooxygenase) involved in the production of thromboxane A2 in platelets and of ... ...cigarette smoking and following a diet low in animal products and high in fruits and vegetables. Researchers are also investigating ... ...catalyzed by a se...
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cyclooxygenase-2

An enzyme that speeds up the formation of substances that cause inflammation and pain. It may also cause tumor cells to grow. Some tumors have high levels of cyclooxygenase-2 and blocking its activity may reduce tumor growth. Also called COX-2 and prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase 2.
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