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COX-2 inhibitor Syllabification: COX-2 in·hib·i·tor

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Definition of COX-2 inhibitor in English:


A painkiller that works by inhibiting the enzyme cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2), which triggers the release of prostaglandins.

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Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
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