- The definition of cox, short for coxswain, means the person in charge of a boat or its crew.
An example of a cox is the person directing rowers in a racing boat.
- To cox is defined as to act as a coxswain at the helm of a racing boat crew.
An example of cox is to direct rowers in a racing boat.
intr. & tr.v.coxed, cox·ing, cox·es
To act as coxswain or serve as coxswain for.
One of two isoenzymes that catalyze the conversion of arachidonic acid into prostaglandins. It is present in cells throughout the body and is inhibited by NSAIDs.
Origin of COX-c(yclo)ox(ygenase)
One of two isoenzymes that catalyze the conversion of arachidonic acid into prostaglandins. It is specifically induced at sites of inflammation and can be selectively inhibited by certain NSAIDs in order to reduce pain.
- Acronym of cyclooxygenase.
- C. Cox, Notes on the Churches of Derbyshire (Chester, 1875), and Three Centuries of Derbyshire Annals (2 vols., London, 1890); R.
- Jaquet wrote The Kennel Club: a History and Record of its Work, and an edition de luxe of Dogs is edited by Mr Harding Cox; Mr Sidney Turner, the chairman of the Kennel Club committee, edited The Kennel Encyclopaedia, the first number of which was issued in 1907.
- "JAMES MIDDLETON COX (1870-), American politician, was born near Jacksonburg, 0., March 31 1870.
- Furnivall's edition of Captain Cox or Robert Laneham's letter, Ballad Society (London, 1871), p. 67.
- The report, however, would be of greater value if the names of the medium and of the working members of the committee were given - we only know that of Serjeant Cox - and if they had written independent accounts of what they witnessed.