Cox-1

Definitions of Cox-1
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n an enzyme that regulates prostaglandins that are important for the health of the stomach lining and kidneys

“an unfortunate side effect of NSAIDs is that they block Cox-1
Synonyms:
cyclooxygenase-1
Type of:
Cox, cyclooxygenase
either of two related enzymes that control the production of prostaglandins and are blocked by aspirin

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