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noun de·tox \(ˈ)dē-ˈtäks\

Medical Definition of DETOX

often attrib :  detoxification from an intoxicating or addictive substance <began performing ultra rapid detoxes—Carol Ann Campbell & Fredrick Kunkle> <a detox program> <a detox clinic>
:  a detox program or facility <spent five days in detox at a local hospital—Karl Ross>
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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