COX-1

noun
\ ˈkäks-ˈwən How to pronounce COX-1 (audio) \

Medical Definition of COX-1

: the isoform of cyclooxygenase that is expressed in most tissues of the body and is not involved in producing the pain and inflammation of arthritis

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“COX-1.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/COX-1. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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