COX-2 inhibitor love

COX-2 inhibitor

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of a class of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that selectively block prostaglandin formation so as to cause minimal gastrointestinal side effects.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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

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