celecoxib definition

  • noun:
    • A non-steroidal anti inflammatory medicine found in treating osteoarthritis, arthritis rheumatoid, acute pain, painful menstruation and menstrual symptoms, and also to decrease amounts of colon and rectum polyps in customers with familial adenomatous polyposis.
    • a Cox-2 inhibitor (trade name Celebrex) that relieves discomfort and infection without damaging the intestinal tract

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