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tr.v. de·toxed, de·tox·ing, de·tox·es
To subject to detoxification.
1. A section of a hospital or clinic in which patients are detoxified.
2. A course of treatment involving detoxification.
[Short for detoxify.]
(Medicine) treatment designed to rid the body of poisonous substances, esp alcohol and drugs
(Medicine) to rid (the body) or undergo treatment to rid the body of poisonous substances, esp alcohol and drugs
[C20: from (for sense 1) detoxification or (for sense 2) detoxicate]
de•tox(n. ˈdi tɒks; v. diˈtɒks)
1. detoxification.v.t., v.i.
2. to detoxify.
Past participle: detoxed
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|Noun||1.||detox - the hospital ward or clinic in which patients are detoxified|
|Verb||1.||detox - treat for alcohol or drug dependence; "He was detoxified in the clinic"|