cox-2 inhibitor

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cox-2 inhibitor:

see nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugnonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug,
a drug that suppresses inflammation in a manner similar to steroids, but without the side effects of steroids; commonly referred to by the acronym NSAID .
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It is therefore unlikely that the curcuminoids exert their major action through direct inhibition of COX-2 activity, and may do so through inhibition of COX-2 expression.

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