cyclooxygenase inhibitor

(SY-kloh-OK-sih-jeh-NAYS in-HIH-bih-ter)

COX inhibitor. A type of drug that is used to treat inflammation and pain, and is being studied in the prevention and treatment of cancer. Cyclo-oxygenase inhibitors belong to the family of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Also called COX inhibitor.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "cyclooxygenase inhibitor"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "inhibidor de la ciclooxigenasa"

Tipo de medicamento que se usa para tratar la inflamación y el dolor, y que está en estudio para la prevención y el tratamiento de cáncer. Los inhibidores de la COX son un tipo de medicamentos llamados antiinflamatorios no esteroideos (AINE). También se llama inhibidor de la COX.

Cyclooxygenase (COX) Inhibitors