detoxification love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The process of detoxifying.
  • noun The state or condition of being detoxified.
  • noun Physiology The metabolic process by which the toxic qualities of a poison or toxin are reduced by the body.
  • noun A medically supervised treatment program for alcohol or drug dependence designed to purge the body of intoxicating or addictive substances.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a medically supervised treatment for addiction to drugs or alcohol intended to rid the body of the addictive substances.
  • noun treatment for poisoning by counteracting its toxic properties.
  • noun conversion (of a poisonous substance) to a non-toxic or harmless state.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The process of removing toxins.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun treatment for poisoning by neutralizing the toxic properties (normally a function of the liver)
  • noun a treatment for addiction to drugs or alcohol intended to remove the physiological effects of the addictive substances


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