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COX

(koks),
Acronym for cyclooxygenase.

Cox

(koks),
H.R., 20th-century U.S. bacteriologist.

cyclooxygenase

(sī″klō-ok′sĭ-jĭ-nās″) [ cyclo- + oxygenase],

COX

Any of several enzymes, e.g., COX-1, COX-2, that make prostaglandins from arachidonic acids. They play a central role in inflammatory diseases, blood clotting, pain, and cellular proliferation.

COX

See CYCLO-OXYGENASE.

COX

cyclo-oxygenase