etoricoxib

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Etymology[edit]

From etori- (of unknown origin) +‎ -coxib (cyclo-oxygenase inhibitor).

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Noun[edit]

etoricoxib (uncountable)

  1. (pharmacology) A synthetic, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug with antipyretic, analgesic, and potential antineoplastic properties.[1]
    • 2015 July 14, Li Zhang, Handong Wang, Orazio Taglialatela-Scafati, “Multiple Mechanisms of Anti-Cancer Effects Exerted by Astaxanthin”, in Marine Drugs[2], volume 13, →DOI:
      A selective COX-2 inhibitor, etoricoxib, was reported to reduce the expression of NF-κB protein and inhibit DMH-induced colon ACF in rats.

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Etoricoxib”, in NCI Thesaurus[1], 2020 November 24 (last accessed)