HyperDic: detoxification

English > 2 senses of the word detoxification:
NOUNactdetoxificationa treatment for addiction to drugs or alcohol intended to remove the physiological effects of the addictive substances
actdetoxificationtreatment for poisoning by neutralizing the toxic properties (normally a function of the liver)
detoxification > pronunciation
Soundsdihtaa.ksihfihkey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > detoxification: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA treatment for addiction to drugs or alcohol intended to remove the physiological effects of the addictive substances.
Broadertreatment, interventioncare provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
Spanishdesintoxicación
Catalandesintoxicació
Verbsdetoxifytreat for alcohol or drug dependence
English > detoxification: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningtreatment for poisoning by neutralizing the toxic properties (normally a function of the liver).
Broadermedical care, medical aidprofessional treatment for illness or injury
Spanishdesintoxicación
Catalandesintoxicació
Verbsdetoxifyremove poison from

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