detoxification


detoxification
detoxify VERB (detoxifies, detoxified) 1) remove toxic substances from. 2) abstain or help to abstain from drink or drugs until the bloodstream is free of toxins.
DERIVATIVES detoxification noun detoxifier noun.

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