- any one of a class of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications that selectively block prostaglandin formation in order to cause minimal gastrointestinal side effects.
- an anti-inflammatory medicine that battles discomfort and blocks Cox-2 activity without impeding the experience of Cox-1; boosts the risk of heart attacks
Hyponym for "COX-2 inhibitor"
Hypernym for "COX-2 inhibitor"
Medical Dictionary for "COX-2 inhibitor"
- An antiinflammatory drug that selectively blocks…