COX-2

noun
\ ˈkäks-ˈtü \

Medical Definition of COX-2 

1 : 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, July 2006

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