celecoxib

noun
cel·​e·​cox·​ib | \ ˌsel-ə-ˈkäk-sib How to pronounce celecoxib (audio) \

Medical Definition of celecoxib

: an NSAID C17H14F3N3O2S that is a COX-2 inhibitor administered orally especially to relieve the pain and inflammation of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis — see celebrex

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“Celecoxib.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/celecoxib. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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