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detoxification de·tox·i·fi·ca·tion (dē-tŏk'sə-fĭ-kā'shən)
The process of detoxifying.
The state or condition of being detoxified.
The metabolic process by which the toxic qualities of a poison or toxin are reduced by the body.
A medically supervised treatment program for alcohol or drug addiction designed to purge the body of intoxicating or addictive substances and used as a first step in overcoming physiological or psychological addiction.