dry-out

adjective
\ ˈdrī-ˌau̇t How to pronounce dry-out (audio) \

Medical Definition of dry-out

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: providing detoxification treatment checked into a dry-out clinic
\ (ˈ)drī-ˈau̇t How to pronounce dry out (audio) \

Medical Definition of dry out (Entry 2 of 2)

: to subject to withdrawal from the use of alcohol or drugs : detoxify sense 2

intransitive verb

: to undergo an extended period of withdrawal from alcohol or drug use especially at a special clinic : detoxify

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“Dry-out.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dry-out. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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