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cox

play
noun \ˈkäks\

Simple Definition of cox

  • : a person who steers a rowing boat in races

Full Definition of cox

coxed play \ˈkäkst\ adjective
cox·less play \ˈkäks-ləs\ adjective

1869

First Known Use of cox

1869

Other Nautical Terms

Rhymes with cox


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cox

verb

Definition of cox



1881

First Known Use of cox

1881

Other Nautical Terms


COX

play
noun \ˈkäks\

Definition of COX

  1. :  cyclooxygenase —often used with the number 1 or 2 to indicate one of the two variants of the enzyme



Origin of cox

by shortening & alteration


First Known Use: 1990

Other Biochemistry Terms


Medical Dictionary

cox

play
noun \ˈkäks\

Medical Definition of cox




cox-

combining form

Medical Definition of cox-

  1. :  hip :  thigh :  of the hip and <coxofemoral>



Variants of cox-

or coxo-

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "cox"


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