Medical Definition of detoxify
1a: to remove a poison or toxin or the effect of such fromb: to render (a harmful substance) harmless
2: to free (as a drug user or an alcoholic) from an intoxicating or an addictive substance in the body or from dependence on or addiction to such a substance <the clinic started detoxifying him by gradually lowering his dosage—J. M. Markham>
: to become free of addiction to a drug or alcohol
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