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COX

(koks),
Acronym for cyclooxygenase.

Cox

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

See CYCLO-OXYGENASE.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Cox's Orange Pippin is a commercial variety that is not really suited to growing in the north unless it is given a very sheltered position, preferably on a south or south west wall, trained as an espalier, fan or cordon to restrict its growth and protect the flowers from frost damage.
Cox's Orange Pippin apples baffled most with only 13 per cent correctly naming their season as October and November.
Cox's Orange Pippin apples proved the most baffling, with only 13% correctly naming their ripening season as being October and November.
Apple varieties such as Braeburn, Cox's Orange Pippin and Granny Smith will last for months if stored properly.
Cox's orange pippin, for example, introduced in 1850 did not become widely known until the end of the century.
Some of the best varieties can be difficult to grow, such as Cox's Orange Pippin which is prone to disease and doesn't do well in the cold.
The famous Cox's Orange Pippin was first created in the 1800s, when Middlesex market gardener Richard Cox cross-bred a Ribston Pippin with an unknown variety of apple.
Choose the varieties with the highest levels of vitamin C and fibre and the lowest sugar content, such as Cox's Orange Pippin, Discovery and Worcester.
A nice crisp Cox's Orange Pippin, Bramley or D'Arcy Spice is better than any shiny, waxy, bright green offering from far flung parts of the globe.
(e) One apple is a cooking variety: Cox's Orange Pippin, Bramley's Seedling, Discovery.
There are available in five popular varieties such as Discovery and Cox's Orange Pippin, marketed under the name 'Coronet'.
There are many apples to try but my favourite is the latest Cox's Orange Pippin.