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: the isoform of cyclooxygenase that is expressed especially in the brain and kidneys and at sites of inflammation
… the enzyme (called COX-2) that triggers the joint inflammation causing arthritis pain.Andrew Weil, Self Healing
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“COX-2.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/COX-2. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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