HyperDic: cox

English > 3 senses of the word Cox / cox:
NOUNsubstanceCox, cyclooxygenaseeither of two related enzymes that control the production of prostaglandins and are blocked by aspirin
person cox, coxswainthe helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew / crew
VERBsocialcoxact as the coxswain, in a boat race
Cox / cox > pronunciation
Soundskaa'ks
Rhymesboondocks ... xerox / Xerox: 36 rhymes with aaks...
English > Cox: 3 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningEither of two related enzymes that control the production of prostaglandins and are blocked by aspirin.
Synonymcyclooxygenase
Narrowercyclooxygenase-1, Cox-1An enzyme that regulates prostaglandins that are important for the health of the stomach lining and kidneys
cyclooxygenase-2, Cox-2An enzyme that makes prostaglandins that cause inflammation and pain and fever
BroaderenzymeAny of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
Spanishciclooxigenasa
Catalanciclooxigenasa
English > cox: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningThe helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew / crew.
Synonymcoxswain
Broaderhelmsman, steersman, steererThe person who steers a ship
Spanishtimonel
Catalantimoner
Verbscoxact as the coxswain, in a boat race
English > cox: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningact as the coxswain, in a boat race.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderbe, followWork in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function
Spanishgobernar, hacer de timonel
Catalangovernar
Nounscoxthe helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew / crew

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