celecoxib

noun

cel·​e·​cox·​ib ˌsel-ə-ˈkäk-sib How to pronounce celecoxib (audio)
: 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 14 Apr. 2024.

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