Definition - Cox-2 inhibitor

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Cox-2 inhibitor
  1. an anti-inflammatory drug that fights pain and blocks Cox-2 activity without impeding the activity of Cox-1; increases the risk of heart attacks; "Cox-2 inhibitors reduce the symptoms of arthritis without endangering the stomach and kidneys"
  2. an anti-inflammatory drug that blocks Cox-2 activity without impeding the activity of Cox-1; "Cox-2 inhibitors reduce the symptoms of arthritis without endangering the stomach and kidneys"