HyperDic: cox-2

English > 1 sense of the word Cox-2:
NOUNsubstanceCox-2, cyclooxygenase-2an enzyme that makes prostaglandins that cause inflammation and pain and fever
English > Cox-2: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn enzyme that makes prostaglandins that cause inflammation and pain and fever.
Synonymcyclooxygenase-2
Broadercyclooxygenase, CoxEither of two related enzymes that control the production of prostaglandins and are blocked by aspirin

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