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    cox-2 inhibitor

    cox-2 inhibitor - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cox-2 inhibitor

    Definition
    (noun) an anti-inflammatory drug that fights pain and blocks Cox-2 activity without impeding the activity of Cox-1; increases the risk of heart attacks
    Example Sentence
    • Cox-2 inhibitors reduce the symptoms of arthritis without endangering the stomach and kidneys
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