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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.
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Neil and his sister Laura then joined forces with Tom Reevell and Tees junior captain Suzie Francis to win the mixed coxless quad combination in their final against Talkin Tarn.
T eam GB's day of glory #7.19am - Katherine Grainger and Cath Bishop win silver in the women's coxless pairs.
Rowing at 50 strokes a minute the pair - famed for their coxless fours exploits alongside Sir Steve Redgrave - established a clear lead early on and never looked like being caught by the international field.
And coxless four team-mate Matthew Pinsent had the honour of being flag bearer for the opening ceremony here in Sydney.
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Durham ARC performed well in the sculling events with wins for the senior men's squad in the open coxless quads for Reece Stockport, Can Evirgen, Mert Evirgen and Will Hamlyn in band one and for David Rutter, Nicholas Baird, Nick Spong and Brad Knights in band two.
They then transferred to the coxless fours alongside James Cracknell and Tim Foster and won three successive world titles and Olympic gold in Sydney.
The Tees veterans B coxless quad scullers of Jonny Cooper, Paul Buckworth, David Cooper and Hugh Pelham dominated proceedings over the multi-lane purpose-built 1000m Holme Pierrepoint Regatta course.
Now three years into retirement following that titanic coxless fours win in Sydney there is no way the he will compete in Athens.
Matthew Pinsent was forced to take drastic action to secure the World Cup title with fellow Olympic gold-medallist James Cracknell in the coxless pairs in Vienna yesterday.