Definition of COX-2 inhibitor in English:

COX-2 inhibitor

noun

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

Pronunciation

COX-2 inhibitor

/ˌkäks ˌto͞o inˈhibitər/ /ˌkɑks ˌtu ɪnˈhɪbɪtər/