American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A coxswain.
- v. To act as coxswain or serve as coxswain for.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coxcomb.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete A coxcomb; a simpleton; a gull.
- n. the helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew
- n. either of two related enzymes that control the production of prostaglandins and are blocked by aspirin
- v. act as the coxswain, in a boat race
“I saw this movie a few weeks ago, mostly because dr. cox is in it.”
“It is thought to inhibit an enzyme called cox-2 which is also the target of anti-inflammatory drugs.”
“In the new research, published in the journal, Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, patients were taking either a high dose of lumiracoxib, a type of drug known as a cox-2 inhibitor, high dose of ibuprofen or naproxen, which are both non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs known as NSAIDs.”
“Aspirin is an inhibitor of a lot of these inflammations, specifically something known as cox-2 (ph), which a lot of these medications target, aspirin does as well.”
“The cox is the person who faces forward, when all the rowers are seated backward.”
“The reason this is happening is that -- look, these ads have been really controversial, particularly when it comes to the painkillers called cox-2 inhibitors, which were later shown to be linked to cardiac problems.”
“And a decision on labeling for arthritis medicines called cox-2 inhibitors is now under consideration by the FDA.”
“Others include painkillers known as cox-2 inhibitors, as well as beta-blockers that are used frequently to treat high blood pressure and heart problems.”
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“I was two stone lighter than the then coxswain ( "cox") and interchanged us, and thereafter my destiny was fixed; I eventually rose to be cox of the first eight, and while I did not exactly steer them to victory (in fact, in the year of my coxswainship we did, formally, just about as badly as it is possible to do!), I nevertheless feel we put up a good fight.”
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