cyclooxygenase

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  • noun

Synonyms for cyclooxygenase

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

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Adverse effects of cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors on renal and arrhythmia events: Meta-analysis of randomized trials.
Rofecoxib, a new cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitor, shows sustained efficacy, comparable with other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: A 6-week and a 1-year trial in patients with osteoarthritis.