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detoxification

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdetoxificationde‧tox‧i‧fi‧ca‧tion /ˌdiːtɒksɪfɪˈkeɪʃən $ -ˌtɑːk-/ noun [uncountable]  1 TIHCthe process of removing harmful chemicals or poison from something2 MDDMHdetoxdetoxify /diːˈtɒksɪfaɪ $ -ˈtɑːk-/ verb [transitive]
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detoxificationa detoxification programCaffeine enemas are given four hourly, as well as castor oil - orally or by enema - to aid detoxification.She also called for more investment in drug detoxification projects.The two charities have worked successfully together, advancing occupational therapy in the drug detoxification centres.In the following quote, a young married woman with two children describes the urge to use following detoxification.Earlier on, he had won the Lasker Award for his work on the metabolic detoxification of tranquilizers.For this reason, such changes are known as biotransformation rather than detoxification.By literally washing it out, the detoxification process can start.Getting started on a rehabilitation regime sometimes requires help with detoxification, a process to remove excess chemicals from the body.
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