detoxicate

verb de·tox·i·cate \ (ˌ)dē-ˈtäk-sə-ˌkāt \

Definition of detoxicate

detoxicated; detoxicating
1 : detoxify 1
2 : detoxify 2

detoxicant

play \-si-kənt\ noun

detoxication

play \(ˌ)dē-ˌtäk-sə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

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detoxicate

transitive verb de·tox·i·cate \ (ˈ)dē-ˈtäk-sə-ˌkāt \

medical Definition of detoxicate

detoxicated; detoxicating

detoxication

play \(ˌ)dē-ˌtäk-sə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

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