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detoxification
American English: /diˌtɑksəfəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /diːˌtɒksɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of detoxification in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1.1 (of addict)
    (before noun) (unit/center)
    de desintoxicación
    Example sentences
    • One study involves a medication trial of buprenorphine as a detoxification treatment for heroin addiction.
    • Women who used prior mental health services are more likely to use additional drug treatment modalities beyond detoxification.
    • Among women, those in the labor force were more likely to have been in drug treatment or detoxification.
    1.2 (of substance)
    eliminación (feminine) de la toxicidad
    Example sentences
    • Whereas the traditional process of detoxification was limited to the removal of the toxic substance from the system, this is only a small part of the aims of the modern detox.
    • Documented functions of HBs include storage and transport of oxygen, nitric oxide detoxification, and facilitating oxygen diffusion in symbiotic tissues.
    • By applying unique pressures to the ten zones of the feet, the body returns to a state of balance and well being, improving blood circulation and aiding the process of detoxification.

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