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ox-

pref.
Variant of oxo-.

ox

(ɒks)

n., pl. ox•en for 1,2, ox•es for 3.
1. any of various large, bulky bovids, as domestic cattle, water buffaloes, and yaks, esp. a castrated adult male used as a draft animal.
2. Informal. a clumsy, stupid fellow.
[before 900; Middle English oxe, Old English oxa; c. Old High German ohso (German Ochse), Old Norse uxi, oxi]
ox′like`, adj.

ox-

var. of oxy-2 before a vowel: oxalate.
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We look forward to follow the continued product development of OX- CLI, which we believe has the potential to become an important new medication in the treatment of respiratory diseases.
Caption: Figure 3: Resveratrol ameliorates Ox-LDL-induced impaired autophagic flux and reduces the accumulation of Ox- LDL in HUVECs.