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Definition 1: the helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for cox in the sense of this definition

(cox is a kind of ...) the person who steers a ship

Definition 2: either of two related enzymes that control the production of prostaglandins and are blocked by aspirin - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for cox in the sense of this definition

(cox is a kind of ...) any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions

(... is a kind of cox ) an enzyme that regulates prostaglandins that are important for the health of the stomach lining and kidneys

"an unfortunate side effect of NSAIDs is that they block Cox-1"

(... is a kind of cox ) an enzyme that makes prostaglandins that cause inflammation and pain and fever

"the beneficial effects of NSAIDs result from their ability to block Cox-2"

(cox is a kind of ...) work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function

"He is a herpetologist" "She is our resident philosopher"

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