Translation of detoxification in Spanish:

detoxification

Pronunciation: /diːˌtɑːksəfəˈkeɪʃən; diːˌtɒksɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/

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  • 1.1 (of addict) desintoxicación (feminine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [unit/center] de desintoxicación
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    • 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
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    • 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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